Indonesian, Malaysian, and Philippine leaders to strengthen border security

Leaders to focus on fighting piracy.
Barbara Mae Dacanay, Correspondent
Manila: Leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines will firm up border security to stop the activities of militant Filipino-Muslim pirates based in the southern Philippines who have pledged allegiance to Daesh, Philippines officials said.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will meet in late August ahead of the leaders’ summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Laos, said presidential peace adviser Jesus Dureza, adding the two leaders will focus on cutting down increasing piracy by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG).
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