News in photo: President Duterte receives Bangsamoro Basic Law draft in Malacanang

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) poses with Secretary of the Peace Process Jesus Dureza (L), Al-Hajj Murad (2nd L), chairman of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), Ghazali Jaafar (2nd R), vice chairman of MILF and Mohagher Iqbal (R), MILF chief negotiator, as they join hands holding a draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during a ceremony at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on July 17, 2017.
Duterte offered “genuine autonomy” to the Philippines’ Muslim minority on July 17 to help him defeat Islamist militants who seized a southern city in the gravest challenge to his year-old rule. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE