Duterte to Nur: We both die if federalism fails

If federalism fails, both of us will die.   Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Thursday said this was the warning of President Duterte to Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) chair Nur Misuari, who threatened to go to war if federalism failed to prosper during the remaining three years of the Duterte administration.   "The President's response is also a threat ... That is a counterthreat," Panelo told reporters.   He sought to play down Misuari's threat during his meeting with the President on Tuesday.   Saying he was present at the meeting, Panelo quoted the President as telling Misuari he understood his sentiment and that "the fede...

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