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Philippines reaches out to Indonesia as ISIS regroups

9th January 2018 - 03:24 GMT | by ​Noel Tarrazona in Zamboanga

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As ISIS-inspired terror groups begin to recruit online in Southeast Asia, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sought the help of Indonesia to implement an improved maritime security plan and to reintroduce Islamic values to Mindanao to counter the rise of extremism.

Duterte arranged an exploratory meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister ...

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