Duterte might cancel Japan trip due to Marawi crisis

President Rodrigo Duterte views the presentation of AFP chief of staff Brig. Gen Eduardo Año on the Marawi situation in a meeting in Davao City, Monday May 28, 2017. photo: PPD

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—President Rodrigo R. Duterte might cancel his Japan trip due to the on going crisis in Marawi City.

Duterte is scheduled to visit Japan on June 6 but Malacanang insiders say “it might be cancelled” depending on the development in Marawi.

The same source said the Japan schedule is still being studied.

Armed Force Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año briefed the president about the Marawi situation./Newsline.ph