'Duterte: US special forces have gone'

'Duterte: US special forces have gone'

World September 19, 2016 21:24

- "The Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte wants US special forces are withdrawn from the south of his country. Their presence makes offensives against local Islamist factions difficult, because they sought hostages, Duterte said Monday."

",, I do not want to quarrel with America, but they have to go, '' said Duterte on the special units, which give Filipino military training. Groups like Abu Sayyaf,, the Americans will really kill, or try to abduct to collect ransom. '"

"The US has since 2002 specialized units in the southern Philippines who train Filipino soldiers and advise in the fight against Islamic extremists. At the height of the battle, there were about 1,200 US troops in Zamboango City and the islands of Jolo and Basilan. Now there are fewer, because Washington is security now more focused on the South China Sea.\n  \n    \n     \n      \n        0:41\n      \n     New images: Hillary falters\n     \n     \n      \n        1:30\n      \n     \"You are all racists'\n     \n     \n      \n        3:39\n      \n     Spectacular arrest fugitive"

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