The Armed Forces of the Philippines will quickly be preventing the terrorist Maute group alongside members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF).
This, after President Rodrigo Duterte accredited MNLF founding chairman Nur Misuari’s offer for 2,000 of his males to affix the battle towards the Maute.
“He has offered 2,000 and I said I’m willing to take in 2,000 as regular troops of the Armed Forces of the government,” Duterte mentioned of Misuari in an interview on the sidelines of his go to to 2 Japanese warships docked at Alava Pier in Olongapo City Sunday (June four).
The President mentioned the MNLF fighters can be preventing with the federal government as integrees. He mentioned he agreed to Misuari’s offer after they met late Saturday (June three) night time.
Though the MNLF has fought towards the federal government for years, Duterte mentioned he is able to give its fighters the identical profit as troopers if they’ll be part of the battle towards the Maute.
“Kayong ayaw na ninyo mag-away, I’m not asking you to join my force. You just surrender and I’ll give you the houses and I will expand the land reform program of the government. Ako ‘yung maghanap ng pera. ‘Yung gustong mag-sundalo, kung ano ‘yung rango mo doon, ‘yun ang rango mo dito sa ano,” he mentioned.
Duterte mentioned a bonus of getting MNLF fighters is there is no such thing as a longer any want to coach them.
After accepting Misuari’s offer, the President mentioned he’s additionally open to having New People’s Army rebels as integrees if they’ll give up to the federal government.
“If they desire to surrender and be with the — to fight with the government forces, I am taking them in as soldiers of the Republic,” he mentioned.