Presence of 1,200 ISIS militants threatens Southeast Asia

By Noel Tarrazona
As the Indonesian defence confirms the presence of 1,200 ISIS-inspired militants in the Philippines, Malaysia Defence Minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, during the Security Summit in Singapore, strongly appealed for a joint security patrols in the Sulu Strait in anticipation of a possible spill off of ISIS violence into the region.
Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia are set to meet on June 19 to discuss the deployment of naval forces in Sulu strait and the countries’ borders as a result of the worsening conflict in Philippines city Marawi.
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