Duterte: Malaysians are look like Pinoys
November 10, President Rodrigo Duterte in his two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur, he thanked Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for the kindness he received.
According to president Duterte, both Malaysians and Filipinos are similar physically.
“Talagang wala akong mapuna dito. Diyan lang rin ako, saludo talaga and sa Indonesia,” he said.
“Alam mo kung bakit? Magkabalat kasi tayo. Originally we were under the Sri-Vishayas Empire of the Malay race. Ang problema, 1521 dumating si Magellan… Pero before, magkamukha tayo eh, talaga, totoo,” Duterte added.
“I mean, No offense in it pero genetic pareho tayo,” he said.