Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to eat livers of Islamic terrorists

He'll eat them with "salt and vinegar."

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held back no punches when addressing the jihadi fighters attempting to besiege the southern region of the country.

Duterte threatened to eat the liver of the Islamic terrorists to blame for beheading two Vietnamese sailors after his troops recovered their remains on the island of Basilan.

Everything you didn't know about Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte

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Duterte was born on March 28, 1945 in Maasin, Southern Leyte, Philippines.

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Duterte became the mayor of Davao City in 1988, where he earned the nickname “The Punisher.” He served as mayor for 20 years, non-consecutively.

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Duterte comes from a family of politicians. His father, Vicente Duterte, was the governor of unified Davao and a member of President Ferdinand Marcos' cabinet. His daughter, Sara Duterte, is currently the mayor of Davao City.

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Rodrigo Duterte was elected the 16th president of the Philippines in May 2016.

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Duterte once compared himself to Adolf Hitler, saying he would kill millions of drug addicts.

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Duterte has led a violent anti-drug crackdown, and more than 7,000 have reportedly been killed since he has taken office. 

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Duterte called President Barack Obama a “son of a wh**e.” He made the comments after Obama brought up concerns about human rights violations in 2016. Duterte later apologized for the comment.

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Weeks before being sworn in as president, Duterte fueled an already hostile environment for journalists when he said, "Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a b****." 

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In 2015, Duterte vowed to execute 100,000 criminals and dump their bodies into Manila Bay. 

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Duterte cursed Pope Francis over traffic that was generated by his visit. 

"We were affected by the traffic," Duterte said. "It took us five hours. I asked why, they said it was closed. I asked who is coming. They answered, the Pope. I wanted to call him: 'Pope, son of a wh**e, go home. Do not visit us again'."

He later apologized. 

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Duterte came under fire in April 2016 after he made a joke about a missionary who was gang raped and murdered during a prison riot in 1989. “But she was so beautiful,” Duterte said. “I thought the mayor should have been first.” 

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A witness testified in Sept. 2016, claiming he was a member of Duterte's alleged "Davao Death Squad," and that the Filipino president gave orders to kill drug dealers, drug users and others who may violate the law. 

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In December of 2016, Duterte said President Donald Trump endorses his violent and deadly campaign against drugs after a brief phone call. 

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Congressman Gary Alejano filed an impeachment complaint against Duterte in March 2017, claiming he is guilty of crimes against humanity and murder.

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"I will eat your liver if you want me to. Give me salt and vinegar and I will eat it raw in front of you," Duterte said about the ISIS-linked militants before a group of local officials on Wednesday, according to GMA.

"I will eat everything. I am not picky. I eat even what cannot be swallowed."

The sailors are believed to have been part of a group of six crew members who were kidnapped and held captive by an ISIS cell in November, The Straits Times reported. The Philippines military are trying to retrieve the three remaining sailors after one of the members reportedly escaped earlier this year as part of a previous rescue mission.

The eccentric leader went on to hold up a cellphone showing an image of the two slain sailors.

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"You want to be enslaved by these? Son of a b***h. Let's just circumcise ourselves again," Duterte continued.

The Philippines military is blaming the Jihadist group Abu Sayyaf for the slaying of the two sailors. The group has been gaining a foothold in the country and has built a reputation for beheading hostages if demands are not met, NY Post reported.

The paper also noted Duterte's history of strange threats to Islamist militant's, while also expressing a preference for human flesh seasoned in vinegar and salt. Last year, the Philippines president apparently threatened to eat members of Abu Sayyaf alive after a bombing in the city of Davao claimed 15 deaths and wounded 71 people.

"If I have to face them, you know I can eat humans," Duterte reportedly said at the time. "I will really open up your body. Just give me vinegar and salt, and I will eat you."

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