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‘Kiram followers to continue Sabah standoff’—Sulu sultanate spokesman

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MANILA, Philippines—Followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III will continue their standoff in Sabah until the government of Malaysia agrees to discuss the process by which the conflict can be resolved, Abraham Julpa Idjirani, secretary-general and spokesman of the Sulu sultanate and North Borneo said Tuesday.

Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III. AP FILE PHOTO

In an interview with Radyo INQUIRER 990AM, Idjirani said there is nothing to lose if the Malaysian government would consider a discussion with the Sultanate of Sulu through the intercession of the Philippine government.

For the full interview, listen to the attached audio clip from Radyo Inquirer 990AM.


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Tags: Abraham Julpa Idjirani , North Borneo , Sabah standoff , Sultan Jamalul Kiram III

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/M3LQ4MUAU3Z36MIQGIGSOKBCQE Rosauro

    Tama! Dialogue naman pala ang gusto. Bakit hindi pakinggan? May karapatan ba sila humbling ng paguusap na Ito? Sagutin ito straight ng Malaysia at Pilipinas! Huwag silang lokohin!

  • Matambaka

    Kung makipag DIALOG ng MALAYSIA..SIMULAN NA>..WALA NAMANG GINAGAWANG MASAMA ANG SULU ROYAL FORCES eh…

    Habang nadun sila sa Sabah..mag uusap na ang mga abnsang ito…

  • JasonBieber

    So what’s the deal?

    Who are we really against? The Sultan? Malaysia? Mindanao? China? Hopefully the government fixes this even though it’s campaign season.

  • disqusted0fu

    Who else is to fight for it but the sultanates themselves… because the Pnoy government does not have their backs in fighting for a land that obviously belongs to the PH. This is supposedly where the authoritarian and harassing style of Pnoy could come in handy. But apparently he can only do that to his countrymen who have lesser authority than his.

  • rajah_sulaiman

    Why worry with our ties in Malaysia???
    Malaysia keep us at war with each other and divided  us  as a Nation. They  are  the rebellion financiers for the  war in Mindanao supporting the MNLF,MILF for decades now against the Philippine government. Admittedly, this is not unknown to Malaysian citizens. Ask the elders from Mindanao and they will tell you the same thing. Ask yourself how come the  MNLF,MILF has made an army of their own , so powerful, so self sufficient and acquired so much high powered guns???. This  despite the heavy bombings and war waged against these militants and the Philippine government. In truth, Armaments coming from  Libya pass through Malaysia to Sabah then to SULU… Now realizing what they have done. Malaysians  brokered in Peace and they become our instant heroes????? My call to clueless leaders coming from Luzon…study the political situation in the south before jumping into conclusion…..
    Leaders coming from Luzon are clueless to the struggles of our Muslim brothers coming from the south.
    That is a worn torn country. Intimidating the Sultan and his followers of violating the laws of the land is the most stupid thing to do. They have seen more war, death and famine in that part of the region than P’Noy could have ever see in his lifetime. They are always the underdog. Intimidating the Sultan and thoughts of jailing him  would only spark sympathy from his followers and the Filipino people. The Sultan is revered in that part of the land. Why worry with our ties in Malaysia??? They keep us divided by being the financiers of the MNLF and MILF wage war against the Philippine Government… time to wake up dear fellas….

  • rajah_sulaiman

    Why worry with our ties in Malaysia???
    Malaysia keep us at war with each other and divided  us  as a Nation. They  are  the rebellion financiers for the  war in Mindanao supporting the MNLF,MILF for decades now against the Philippine government. Admittedly, this is not unknown to Malaysian citizens. Ask the elders from Mindanao and they will tell you the same thing. Ask yourself how come the  MNLF,MILF has made an army of their own , so powerful, so self sufficient and acquired so much high powered guns???. This  despite the heavy bombings and war waged against these militants and the Philippine government. In truth, Armaments coming from  Libya pass through Malaysia to Sabah then to SULU… Now realizing what they have done. Malaysians  brokered in Peace and they become our instant heroes????? My call to clueless leaders coming from Luzon…study the political situation in the south before jumping into conclusion…..
    Leaders coming from Luzon are clueless to the struggles of our Muslim brothers coming from the south.
    That is a worn torn country. Intimidating the Sultan and his followers of violating the laws of the land is the most stupid thing to do. They have seen more war, death and famine in that part of the region than P’Noy could have ever see in his lifetime. They are always the underdog. Intimidating the Sultan and thoughts of jailing him  would only spark sympathy from his followers and the Filipino people. The Sultan is revered in that part of the land. Why worry with our ties in Malaysia??? They keep us divided by being the financiers of the MNLF and MILF wage war against the Philippine Government… time to wake up dear fellas….

  • rajah_sulaiman

    clueless leaders from Luzon:
    Leaders coming from Luzon are clueless to the struggles of our Muslim brothers coming from the south.
    That is a worn torn country. Intimidating the Sultan and his followers of violating the laws of the land is the most stupid thing to do. They have seen more war, death and famine in that part of the region than P’Noy could have ever see in his lifetime. They are always the underdog. Intimidating the Sultan and thoughts of jailing him  would only spark sympathy from his followers and the Filipino people. The Sultan is revered in that part of the land. Why worry with our ties in Malaysia??? They keep us divided by being the financiers of the MNLF and MILF wage war against the Philippine Government… time to wake up dear fellas….
     
    Malaysia keep us at war with each other and divided  us  as a Nation. They  are  the rebellion financiers for the  war in Mindanao supporting the MNLF,MILF for decades now against the Philippine government. Admittedly, this is not unknown to Malaysian citizens. Ask the elders from Mindanao and they will tell you the same thing. Ask yourself how come the  MNLF,MILF has made an army of their own , so powerful, so self sufficient and acquired so much high powered guns???. This  despite the heavy bombings and war waged against these militants and the Philippine government. In truth, Armaments coming from  Libya pass through Malaysia to Sabah then to SULU… Now realizing what they have done. Malaysians  brokered in Peace and they become our instant heroes????? My call to clueless leaders coming from Luzon…who are experts in the History of the World but alien to the History of the Mindanao..study the political situation in the south before jumping into conclusion…..

  • rajah_sulaiman

    Malaysia cannot sustain a guerrilla warfare against these battle tested Muslim Filipino separatists..The TAUSUG’s the fiercest Muslim group in South East Asia,the MILF ,MNLF, ROYAL  SULATNATE ARMY combined plus the dreaded ABU SAYAFF bandits.. My gosh???? What will SABAH look like?? The Philippine government has been battling over these rougue groups for almost 50 years since MNLF was established in 1969, and until now.. there is no peace in the land. No improvement took place because of their presence…If not for the “ BANGSAMORO” peace deal this people will never be tamed… Please Malaysia do something…. Pay the proper rent to the Sultanate of SULU.



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