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VERBATIM: No, Manila isn't quitting the UN

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We are certainly not leaving the UN. As I've said, the statement of the President is a statement expressing profound disappointment and frustration, and it is not any statement that should indicate a threat to leave the United Nations. But in this particular instance, you could understand the frustrations at which the President has expressed himself on this issue.
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The fight against the drugs is not only an urgent domestic issue, it is in fact a critical issue that many international organizations, including the United Nations, have vowed to eradicate.