President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (June 5) defined how difficult the conflict in Mindanao is amid the continued conflict between authorities forces and the terrorist Maute group.
Speaking earlier than members of the 602nd infantry brigade in North Cotabato, Duterte additionally took a potshot at individuals from Metro Manila for failing to understand the seriousness of the state of affairs.
He mentioned the conflict in Mindanao is a transparent case of insurrection as a result of the terrorists need to overthrow the federal government and substitute it with one other one.
“Ako sana, eh kung maganda ‘yung pamamaraan nila at mga edukado at may utak, eh naga-average lang ng katorse ‘yang mga y*** na ‘yan eh. Sasali ako sa kanila, but you know they’re destroying our country,” he mentioned.
“And you know what, as I have warned repeatedly, ‘yung mga taga-Maynila, eh hindi makaintindi eh. Hindi nila alam ang terrain ng Mindanao,” Duterte added.
The President mentioned the terrorists “flooded” Mindanao with shabu so they couldn’t solely make their enemies loopy, but in addition gather cash to fund their actions.
Addressing the troopers, Duterte mentioned the warfare they are preventing shouldn’t be of an unusual form.
“If we allow to overcome them, then this country will end something like minus the island of Mindanao. There will be breakage and we will have a problem because again the Christians will arm themselves and make a counter revolt and it would throw our country to the dogs,” he mentioned.