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Philippines’ Duterte withdraws candidacy for a senate seat

December 14, 2021By Reuters

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday withdrew his candidacy for a senate seat, the election commission’s spokesperson said.

Duterte’s term will end in June, 2022, and he is banned by the constitution from seeking another term as president.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales
Editing by Ed Davies)

((neiljerome.morales@thomsonreuters.com; +632 8841 8914;))

This article originally appeared on reuters.com

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