Jul 22, 2017 @ 9:42

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The thought to increase martial law in Mindanao till the top of the 12 months got here from the navy and police, President Rodrigo Duterte stated.

In an interview in Davao City Friday (July 21) after an engagement with businessmen, Duterte denied it was he who needed the declaration of martial law to final for one more 5 months.

“Di ah. Sa kanila ‘yan,” he stated. “Sabi, give me just the timetable.”

Duterte has stated he’ll solely hearken to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police relating to the length of martial law.

The House of Representatives and Senate is at the moment deliberating on Duterte’s request Saturday (July 22) in a particular joint session.

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Source: politics.com.ph