President Rodrigo Duterte said that the Philippines has acknowledged Jordan's gift of 2 revamped Cobra assault helicopters. The President, in a discourse amid the 120th commemoration of the Philippine Navy on Tuesday, said National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., who is currently in the Jordanian capital, Amman, by and by chipped away at the gift.
President Rodrigo Duterte on the Philippine Navy's 120th anniversary | Image from Presidential Communications
The Philippines will spend for the revamping of the multimillion-dollar, single-engined Cobras, as per the well known protection site MaxDefense. The President additionally affirmed that it was Esperon who had influenced him not to stand up against Zeid canister Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, who had pummeled the his organization for its activities against UN extraordinary rapporteurs.
In March, the Department of Justice recorded a request of in court that blames a Filipina unique rapporteur for fear based oppression and asserted enrollment in the comrade guerilla development, inciting Zeid to request that Duterte experience a mental assessment. The President, accordingly, reprimanded Zeid's experience as a man originating from a nation which he said did not have a vote based command.
Al-Hussein is a cousin of Jordan's King Abdullah.
The President said the legislature couldn't manage the cost of the cutting edge, US-made helicopters.