Trump calls Duterte about ‘collaboration on COVID-19’

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Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed during April 20 press briefing that United States President Donald Trump call President Rodrigo Duterte evening of April 19.

“The call came in at 10:10 in the evening, kagabi,” Secretary Roque said. “It was initiated by the US government, it lasted for about 18 minutes.”

“It was cordial and it was about collaboration ‘nga, bilateral collaboration on COVID-19,” Roque added. “But beyond that, I have no authority to divulge any further details.”