President Rodrigo Duterte introduced that he has accepted the supply prolonged by Moro National Liberation Front founding chairman and former ARMM governor Nur Misuari for two,000 of his fighters to be a part of the government forces battle against Maute Terrorist Group in Marawi City.
He introduced the supply throughout the sidelines of his tour to the visiting Japanese warship JS Izumo, at Alava Pier in Subic Bay.
The President famous that the fighters who prepared to be a part of the battle of the government will become “integrees,” or members of insurgent teams who will probably be joined to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Misuari has supplied to ask his troops of the MNLF, the able-bodied ones nonetheless, to battle with government, and I accepted the supply,” Duterte stated.
“He has offered 2,000 and I said I’m willing to take in 2,000 as regular members of the Armed Forces of the government,” he added.
Duterte stated that regardless of of his will to supply the identical association with the New People’s Army (NPA), he clarified that the Communist rebels may give up to the government and not be a part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
But the President vowed that when the communists rebels determined to give up, he’ll give them homes and develop the Land Reform program of the government.
“That offer also goes to the NPAs. Kayong ayaw na ninyong mag-away—I’m not asking you to join my force, you just surrender and I will give you the houses, and I will expand the Land Reform program of the government. Ako na maghahanap ng pera,” he stated.
“‘Yung gustong magsundalo, kung ano ‘yung ranggo mo do’n, ‘yun ang ranggo mo dito. I’m not taking in generals. Ibig sabihin, ‘yung rank-and-file, if you desire to surrender and fight with the government forces, I am taking them in,” he added.
President Rodrigo Duterte additionally stated that integrees will now not want coaching to go to struggle as a result of they’d already skilled it.
AFP spokesman Restituto Padilla, nevertheless, stated the recruitment of rebels into the army has to bear some processes.
On 2013, members of MNLF occupied Zamboanga City that induced stand off between the insurgent group and Armed Forces of the Philippines. The government even labeled them as terrorist earlier than.
However, Nur Misueari, the founding chairman of MNLF denied that he led the Zamboanga Siege that lasted 2 weeks and six days.