Duterte on Marcos burial at the LNMB: We will follow what the SC says
Sunday, October 16, during a press conference of President Rodrigo Duterte, he said that he will follow whatever the Supreme Court (SC) decides on the burial of former president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
“We will follow what the Supreme Court says, for after all, it is the Supreme Court who interprets the law and decides which of the public interests is served among the contending parties,” the President said.
Duterte said before that he was allowing the burial of Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani which opposed by many who suffered under martial law.
“My position is that there is that law, it must be followed,” he said.
“It could not be decided on the group now which were actively, physically and emotionally involved on the issues,” Duterte said.
The President said that the issue of burying Marcos or not at the LNMB has divided our country.
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“We have alienated almost the entire Ilocanos,” he said.
But Duterte said the he will respect the decision of SC.
“What the Supreme Court will rule must be followed,” he added.
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