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Trillanes not impress with Duterte’s UN speech about West Philippine Sea claim: “Wag kayo pat*nga-t*nga!”

Not everybody was impressed with President Rodrigo Duterte’s United Nations General Assembly speech yesterday.

While Duterte acquired reward from retired Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio and former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV nonetheless slammed the President, saying that he’s not honest with what he’s saying.

In a tweet, Trillanes that the individuals who believed his speech are those who was satisfied that Duterte would actually personally go to the West Philippine Sea utilizing a jetski.

“To believe duterte now on his UN statement re WPS, is like believing his jetski campaign promise all over again. Utang na loob, wag kayo pat*nga-t*nga!” Trillanes stated.

Aside from Trillanes, Senator Leila De Lima additionally criticized Duterte and known as his UN speech “fake”.

“I have only one word to describe the Duterte who spoke last night before the UNGA (United Nations General Assembly). Plastic. As fake as the dolomite beach his government wasted millions on in the middle of a pandemic,” De Lima wrote.

In his first UN speech, Duterte invoked the arbitral victory towards China’s claims in West Philippine Sea in 2016.

“The Award is now part of international law, beyond compromise and beyond the reach of passing governments to dilute, diminish or abandon. We firmly reject attempts to undermine it,” Duterte stated.

“We welcome the increasing number of states that have come in support of the award and what it stands for — the triumph of reason over rashness, of law over disorder, of amity over ambition. This – as it should – is the majesty of the law,” he added.

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