Japan's Abe, Duterte have breakfast in President's Davao home

Japan's Abe, Duterte have breakfast in President's Davao home
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hands over a Philippine Eagle stuffed toy named Sakura to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the ceremonial eagle naming at the garden area of Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City.
PHOTO: Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Friday morning the house of President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City.

Abe joined Duterte for breakfast at the President's modest home in Doña Luisa Subdivision in Matina District.

Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go shared photos of Duterte and Abe inside the house of the chief executive.

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"Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe inside the simple home of Pres.Duterte.

We also showed him how the President enjoys the comfort of his own bed, including his old and favourite mosquito net," Go said in a Facebook post.

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The President had said he can't sleep without his mosquito net even if he was staying in hotels.

Go said Abe and his party, joined by the President and other officials, had biko, suman, kutsinta and mongo soup.

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The two leaders, he said were at the President's house for 45 minutes.

Abe arrived in the country on Thursday afternoon for a two-day official visit.

He is the first head of state to visit the Philippines under the Duterte administration and also the highest ranking foreign public official to ever set foot in Davao City.

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