Philippines may pull peacekeepers from Golan


MANILA– Philippines Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Friday he wanted all Filipino peacekeepers pulled out of the Golan Heights as soon as possible, following the abduction of four troops.

Del Rosario said he would make the recommendation to President Benigno Aquino III to withdraw the more than 300 troops and it was up to him to make the decision.

“As soon as he says go, we will undertake to do that as soon as possible,” Del Rosario said.

Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:

Inquirer Viber

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

  • TreadLikely

    Kidnapping for the purpose of keeping them safe?

    Why does the US support these terrorists?

  • Peter Lim

    Why are they there in the first place??? It must be for the $$$$$$!!!!

  • mrsimpatiko

    pinapakita na naman ng gobyerno natin sa mundo sa kunting problema aatras agad tayo tulad nangyari dati sa iraq. what a loser!

  • Yanong_OFW

    aray ku pull out? iiyak ang mga Pinoy..mawala ang at least $300 na allowance per day..LOL

  • Kaizensigma

    Just like in Iraq…. Same mods operandi….ran and scram when the going gets rough.

To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.

Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:

c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94


editors' picks




latest videos