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AFP to pull out peacekeepers if ordered

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MANILA, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines will follow orders if Manila will decide to pull out its peacekeeping force a UN patrolled demarcation line.

“This is a commitment of the Philippines to the United Nations, but if the recommendation is approved then we will follow. It is not the AFP that dictates the deployment,” Major Ramon Zagala, AFP Public Affairs Office chief, told INQUIRER.net.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said Friday that he has recommended to President Benigno Aquino III the pull out of the more than 300 Filipino UN peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels, the second such incident in two months.

Del Rosario said the government believes the exposure of the country’s 342 peacekeepers “is beyond tolerable limits.”

On Wednesday, the United Nations pulled peacekeepers back from an observation post in the Golan Heights ceasefire zone where four Filipino peacekeepers were abducted by Syrian rebels.

Syrian rebels seized the four peacekeepers along the UN-patrolled demarcation line separating the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Syria on Tuesday, only two months after 21 Filipino peacekeepers were abducted and held for three days by the rebels in the same area. With Associated Press


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  • Pio Gante

    huwag sayang ang 100 dollars a day na allowance nila, ibabalik din sila, napagkamalan lang na tubero o ac tech ang mga yan.

    • kanoy

      CLUCK CLUCK CLUCK LOYALTY HAS NO MEANING TO THE PHILIPPINES

      >> This is a commitment of the Philippines to the United Nations,

      >> “I (PHILIPPINES) solemnly affirm to exercise in all loyalty, discretion and
      conscience the functions entrusted to me as a member of the
      international service of the United Nations, to discharge those
      functions and regulate my conduct with the interest of the United
      Nations only in view, and not to seek or accept instructions in
      respect to the performance of my duties from any government or other
      authority external to the organization.”

      PLEASE U.N. & ASEAN MEMBERS OF THE U.N. HELP US STOP CHINA……SOUNDS LIKE A PERSONAL PROBLEM RP GOOD LUCK

      • 33Sam

        Kanoy think of poor nanay the bangkay…The UN created Agenda 21. Ramos signed it. This whole thing is these globalists playing checkers in our front yard. The UN is going to do nothing and the AFP is playing a role..

  • Jack Bw

    What do peacekeepers do, exactly? Can they shoot back? If they can’t shoot back to keep themselves from being abducted, then just bring them home. But if they’re allowed to shoot back, tell them to shoot back!

  • $18209031

    sitting ducks lang ang UN presence in these hot spots. Its not a good way to die.

  • 33Sam

    Why do innocent people need to put their lives on the line for a globalist eugenicist 3D chess game of vassal bullsh!t? Get those people out of there. Its all a fake war in those regions anyway…Hillary lying about Benghazi and we need to screw up 300 families’ lives all because these globalist crooks are busy playing GOD? When Hillary slams the table with her fists as she runs amuck screaming at the Benghazi hearings last May 8 “WHAT DIFFERENCE AT THIS POINT DOES IT MAKE?” talking about the FOUR DIPLOMATS KILLED in Benghazi that included Ambassador Steven, she will say the same if one or more of those peacekeepers are killed.

    YOUR FAULT PHILIPPINES, YOU BOUGHT THE U.N. CRAPPOLA TO SUPPORT THEIR AGENDA 21, NOW YOU HAVE TO BACK PEDAL.

  • 1Fz20

    ito duwag, chknsht nanaman tayo dito…katulad ng nangyari sa iraq noon…mga sundalo yan eh,trabaho nila yan.May kasunduan tayo, may commitment tayo, lets uphold integrity not chikenout immediately if something is wrong, before we went into these situation/agreement we only see and enjoy the money, benefits, advantages and freebees, but if things go problematic we chicken out immediately…what a shameless spineless people, walang qwenta, walang integridad walang word of honor or loyalty to a commitment. how do we stand tall and be trusted by the world community? are we are showing the world we are pussycheats? we are traitors to our commitment…hindi applicable yung tinuturo ni machiavelli dito!

    • 33Sam

      And they are liars and cheaters telling us that a REAL WAR IS GOING ON. YOU DON’T OWE A LIAR AN ALLEGIANCE, COMMITMENT OR EXPLANATION. INTEGRITY IS NOT GOING ALONG WITH A LIE!!

      The UN is playing Machiavellian Games!!!

      You people want to keep the peace? THEN SEND A POLITICIAN TO GO TO THE UN IN NEW YORK AND SLAM YOUR SHOES ON THE TABLE AND TELL THOSE TUTAS THERE TO STOP FOLLOWING GLOBALIST EUGENICIST AGENDAS!!!

      • 1Fz20

        you have a childish point of view. Phils is an honorable member of the UN..now we are hoping our azz that the UN justifies our side in our dispute w/ fkgchina…and you want us to renege our commitment to them bec of your emotional aryan hate?

      • 33Sam

        Your last sentence is a fallacy of argument. Do you know what normalcy bias is? My comment has nothing to do with hate. It has everything to do with understanding the inner workings of this all. If anyone is childish it would be not knowing what is really going on. True we can say we are an “honorable” member of the U.N. but if you don’t understand the agenda behind all this then all you will see is the veneer. The U.N. now controls the U.S. military. Are you aware of this? If the U.N. is supposed to be respectful of sovereignty in any case, why are they controlling the United States military bypassing the U.S. Congress to go to war? Now who is childish? Read my other posts if you want, to see other points.

      • 1Fz20

        “The U.N. now controls the U.S. military. Are you aware of this? If the
        U.N. is supposed to be respectful of sovereignty in any case, why are
        they controlling the United States military bypassing the U.S. Congress
        to go to war?”
        cant believe you believe this statement. actually sir, its the other way around. good example of you being normalcy biased!

      • 33Sam

        NORMACLY BIAS.

        YOUR RESEARCH STINKS. OF COURSE YOU CAN’T BELIEVE WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW!

      • 1Fz20

        Advice, you need a neurosurgeon 33sam. abnormal na yung “NORMACLY BIAS” mo! tsk, tsk,tsk.

      • 33Sam

        ADVICE ?? You are stupid FLIPz20. Ok to help A feeble brain out not for you but anyone else that would see this signpost and have a BIGGER BRAIN THAN YOU DO, research department of state publication #7277. It was released in Sept 1961 disarmament series 5 office of public services bureau of public affairs. Shows the 3 stage program to turn over military control OF ALL NATIONS’ GOVERNMENTS to the U.N. Obama signed executive orders putting final stage into action. Since your brain is more about jacking-off your ego than your storage of important information, your whole monkey dance is typical of people of your culture!!! Connecting dots is not part of your psyche so you need TO BE TOLD WHAT TO DO AND WHAT YOU CAN’T UNDERSTAND YOU REACT LIKE A PRIMATE THROWING HIS FECES. EVER SEE MONKEYS DO THIS AT A ZOO? WELL THAT’S YOU FLIPZ20!!! CONNECT THESE DOTS. BENGHAZI IS ALL ABOUT (1) THE U.N. SUPPLYING 10K HEAT SEEKING MISSILES TO AL QAEDA IN SYRIA. (2) A PALACE COUP AGAINST GENERAL DAVID PETRAEUS WHO WAS HEAD OF THE CIA AT THAT EXACT TIME. (3) OBAMA ORDERED A STAND DOWN TO PREVENT RESCUE OF FOUR AMERICAN DIPLOMATS IN BENGHAZI ALL OF WHOM DIED IN A FAKE TERROR ATTACK. NOTE: THESE ARE ACTS OF TREASON UNDER THE U.S. CONSTITUTION AND ARE WAR OPERATIONS THAT OCCURRED WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONGRESS.

        NORMALCY BIAS FOR MONKEYS!!!

        eat crow..

      • 1Fz20

        “state publication #7277. It was released in Sept 1961..”Obama signed executive orders”…Obama was born August 1961! kalokohan, sira ulo. crzy shthead
        see your doctor immediately…you have delusions of megalomania. all these normalcy bias of yours has made you a neurotic schizo-psycho monster and must be contained isolated ..you’re no longer human…. and don’t pretend to be one,fkg ashole… you need urgent neuro-psychiatric help as advised before you could hurt yourself or society! reminder, (dont know how youcould do this) but you need to assign a guardian to sign papers for you in your emergency mental/medical neuro checkup.

      • 33Sam

        site error

  • delpillar

    Philippine contingent are armed with armored personnel carriers, 30-caliber and 50-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers etc. They are not patrolling the streets. They should supposed to be on outpost with defensive infrastructures and can be able to defend if there would be intruders. They have the full-capability to fight when threatened. Instead of pulling-out, INVESTIGATE WHY THEY WERE ABDUCTED. WHAT SECURITY LAPSES HAD HAPPENED.

    If the UN Peacekeepers were abducted while on civilian duties like medical or traffic duties, then we can do nothing about that.

    PULL-OUT FIRST, But don’t go home yet.

    LET THE ISRAEL OCCUPY THE WHOLE GOLAN HEIGHTS and let those armed men be burned and obliterated by the ISRAEL NAPALM and THERMOBARIC BOMBS.

    That will be the time when the Syrian Gunmen would wish for the Filipino PeaceKeepers to come back rather than the onslaught of the ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES.

    • 1Fz20

      Philippine contingent are armed with armored personnel carriers, 30-caliber and 50-caliber machine guns, grenade launchers etc
      my goodness, what kind of soldiers do we have? ganito nga turo sa pma! kaya we have 6-7 decades of npa, abusayaf and what have you,.so lame and pathetic, of course blame the politicians, but as true soldiers officers? – bs.just look at whats happening at wps.

      • delpillar

        The Philippine contingent is mandated by the UN to be a SEPARATION FORCE ONLY.

        They are not attacking force.
        THEY ARE DEFENDING A BUFFER ZONE.

        Their bases, as the pictures of my friend sent me before, all their bases are just like the CAMP RESTREPO of the US Army in Afghanistan.

        You can Google “CAMP RESTREPO” to have an idea what the camps of our Phil COntingent looks like. They are like porcupine fish.

        30-caliber, 50 caliber, grenade launchers and multiple (belt-fed) rapid-fire 40-mm projectiles are more than enough for the gunmen to be dead before they can draw closer to the base/outpost. Their outpost are surrounded by SPAR-DIKE and sandbags.

        That is why it is very important to INVESTIGATE WHEN and WHERE they were abducted.

        Don’t tell me of the capability of the AFP and the PMAier.
        You have no balls or testicles to say that to their courage.YOu were never been to a real battle in the Philippines with our AFP soldiers. When I was in high school and had Jamboree in Tanay Rizal, a platoon of soldiers with limited supplies were securing our trekking trail headed by young lieutenant from the PMA.

        AFP soldiers are just 100,000 regulars and AFP are mandated by Philippine Legal Systems and Human Rights. In the beginning, before the battle even begun, one-hand is already tied up for AFP.

        During WW2, Japanese Forces sent 330,000 Infantry to colonize the whole Philippines (plus 1,000 tanks and 2,000 aircraft) but still they could NOT wipe out the small guerilla unit of my grandfather. How much more the 100,000 ONLY AFP members. (Out of 100,000, 20 to 40 percent are in vacations or leave).

        My father/uncles were CHDF, then ALSA-MASA.
        I saw them right before my eyes how they with PMAyers fought NPA where there was no re-enforcement for more than 8 hours. The fighting were sometimes happen overnight on your own.

        YOu must separate Guerrilla warfare from Police jobs.

        In 1964, The Philippine Airforce were mandated by the UN to attack gunmen in CONGO. Philippine Airforce Saber jets were of constant phrase from many ground forces from several UN contingents for their bravery and excellent ground fire supports.

      • 33Sam

        Interesting you got that close to fighting sequences and ops information. Now if you can add to your information that the reason the U.N. orders troops to go anywhere, is an ulterior motive, that is never really explained, you will see that troops are tools, mercs, to an end. The solders that fought in Vietnam, specially the U.S. soldiers were not unlike the soldiers that went to Iraq, fooled into thinking they were fighting for “freedom” and against communism and tyranny, when basically they were sent to Vietnam to die off and make Pol Pot who was also globalist controlled, just like the U.N. be able to kill 3 million people. These wars are genocide events painted up to look like fights for liberty. The only ones who make out are the munitions makers, and the advertisers. Monsanto made a literal killing in Vietnam no pun intended with its Agent Orange defoliants that also maimed and killed many American troops. Being a soldier is honorable but in the wrong hands and for the wrong reasons, its a travesty. Knowing the difference is key.

      • delpillar

        Your uptake that UN was been there in IndoChina to be able to kill 3 million people only shows how crooked and twisted your brains are.

        I rest my case.

      • 33Sam

        YOU ARE A VICTIM OF NORMALCY BIAS!!!

        YOU ARE NAIVE TO THE WHOLE SHEBANG!

        ITS BEEN ADMITTED THAT POL POT AND MAO WERE GLOBALIST PUPPETS WHO WERE ORDERED TO KILL OFF THEIR POPULATIONS.MAO KILLED OVER 60 MILLION, Every war we have had in over 100 years has been an orchestration by globalist elite families WHO STARTED THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS TO THEN START THE UNITED NATIONS, THE SAME WAY THEY STARTED THE COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, THE TRILATERAL COMMISSION. YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THAT THESE GLOBALISTS HAVE BEEN CONTROLLING EVERYTHING BEHIND THE SCENES, PRETENDING THERE ARE FIGHTS BETWEEN COUNTRIES, CREATING FALSE FLAGS, ORDERING SOMEONE TO BLOW UP SOMETHING SO THEY CAN BLAME IT ON ANOTHER COUNTRY! IT WAS A FALSE FLAG WHEN THEY STARTED THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR, BY BLOWING UP THE U.S.S MAINE IN HAVANA, IT WAS THEM WHEN THEY STARTED THE VIETNAM WAR BY “BLOWING UP KUNO” THE U.S.S. MADDOX. IT WAS THEM BLOWING UP THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SO THEY COULD START THE IRAQ WAR!!! ITS REALLY THEM PROVOCATEUR-ING THE WARS SO THEY CAN LOAN THE COUNTRIES MONEY, CONTROL THEIR POLITICIANS, RESOURCES, POPULATIONS. IN SHORT THEY FUND BOTH SIDES OF A WAR TO ACHIEVE THESE ENDS AND KILL OFF THE POPULATIONS BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE JOBS FOR THEM.

        If you can’t understand this then research the information.

        THE CHINESE ARE NOW AS WE SPEAK KILLING UNTOLD THOUSANDS OF INFANTS THROUGH ABORTION IN THE 9TH MONTH, OUT RIGHT KILLING, MALNUTRITION, NEGLECT, THEY HAVE TRUCKS THAT GO AROUND THEIR CITIES AND DO THIS.

        THE U.N. IS A TOOL CREATED BY THE GLOBALISTS TO PUSH FOR NEW WORLD ORDER AFTER WICH THEY WILL KILL OFF 90% OF THE HUMAN POPULATION FOR THIS 21ST CENTURY. ASK BILL GATES JR, TED TURNER, ZBIGNIEW BREZINSKI, HENRY KISSINGER!!!

        HATE TO BURST YOUR BUBBLE BUT THESE ARE WHAT THEY PLANNED. DO THE RESEARCH, IT EXISTS!!!

        NOT MY IDEA. SO WHO HAVE CROOKED AND TWISTED BRAINS?? THEM THAT CONTROL THIS PLANET DO!!!

        YOU HAVE NO CASE TO “RESTS” BECAUSE YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU NOR I AM TALKING ABOUT!

        COMMUNISM IS A TOOL THEY USE TO CREATE POLARIZATION SO YOU WILL THINK THERE IS AN ENEMY. THE NPA HERE AND ALL THESE “FREEDOM FIGHTERS” ARE FUNDED BY THE CIA WHICH ARE THESE RICH PEOPLE’S PRIVATE POLICE FORCE. EVEN YOUR GOVERNMENT KNOWS THIS. THEY PLAY ALONG BECAUSE THEY ARE PAID OFF TO PLAY ALONG.

        EVEN KISSINGER CALLS THE MILITARY
        “Military Men Are Just Dumb, Stupid Animals To Be Used As Pawns in Foreign Policy.

        WATCH THIS AND LEARN: YOUTUBE:

        watch?v=uR5p09NTrkg

        YOU SHOULD’VE HAVE RESEARCHED BEFORE YOU STEPPED ON YOUR TONGUE!

      • delpillar

        The thing you are saying about globalist puppets are the zeitgeists and lunatic conspiracy theorists that poisoned the minds of people like you through youtube and the internet.

      • 33Sam

        And your zeitgeist is still NORMALCY BIASED.

        Ok explain then why is Hillary Clinton being blamed for allowing Ambassador Steven to get killed? Why did the U.S. order a stand down to rescue Steven? This falls on Obama’s feet are you aware? He should be impeached and tried for this. Why is the U.S. caught giving 10k heat seeking missiles (SAM’s) to Al Qaeda when they blamed Al Qaeda in 2001 on the WTC? Why did the U.S. lie they killed Bin Laden with Seal team 6? Then why did they kill Seal Team 6 after they did their heroic job? You can make all the “lunatic conspiracy theorist poisoned minds” cliche run of the mill statements but the truth is you’re the one whose mind is poisoned thinking that there is a real China threat and that the U.N. is righteous in its dealings. The U.N. is accused of trafficking child sex slaves so what does that do for their other policies? Look it up: NORMALCY BIAS AND SEE IF YOU UNDERSTAND THE DEFINITION ENOUGH TO STAND BACK AND REALIZE THAT MILITARIES ARE BEING USED FOR THE WRONG REASONS. For the most part they have always been used as fodder as tools to enrich a few people. That youtube clip was the easiest thing to show you but the Kissinger statement exists in other legitimate documents. THESE PEOPLE TALK AMONGST THEMSELVES THINKING PEOPLE LIKE YOU ARE TOO ILLITERATE TO COMPREHEND THEIR PLANS OR TOO LAZY, BUSY TO LOOK IT UP! They also use social engineering to dumb people down. It looks like you’re one of the victims. Problem with you is you are so bamboozled by military gear and tactics that you forget or can’t see beyond the illusion that these wars are NOT FOR FREEDOM AND LIBERTY. ALL THOSE WARS IN THE MIDDLE EAST ARE FAKE, IRAQ, LIBYA AND NOW SYRIA AND IT WILL BE FAKE IN IRAN. IRAN HAS BEEN GETTING BOMBARDED FOR OVER TWO YEARS NOW, MILITARY MEN KILLED BASES BOMBED BUT IRAN HAS KEPT QUIET. THEY KNOW WHAT ISRAEL IS PLANNING TO DO AND THE PEOPLE THAT CONTROL THIS PLANET ARE ISRAEL HUGGERS. You are the child in this all but you’re too brainwashed to see it.

        PEOPLE LIKE ME? What about SHEEPLE LIKE YOU?

        NORMALCY BIAS!!!

      • 1Fz20

        you are one of them GLOBALISTS! now stop bothering people. nobody believes you. you’re plain crazy. you have lost your mind, boy…stay confined in your own world, ok? or seek help immediately.

      • Jack Bw

        It’s embarrassing that our troops were abducted twice. If they were combatants they’d be dead.

        I am aware of our soldier’s capabilities, but this second abduction should not have happened if they made adjustments after the first one.

        It’s the results that matter. Our soldiers produced historic results in the past. We expect that from them today. Being abducted at will isn’t a good result.

      • 1Fz20

        “AFP soldiers are just 100,000 regulars and AFP are mandated by
        Philippine Legal Systems and Human Rights. In the beginning, before the
        battle even begun, one-hand is already tied up for AFP.” – you mean to say a pma’ier will succumb to corrupt politics immediately forgetting his ideals/oath/mandate/objective as a soldier to protect the people/constitution and join the bandwagon of political legal perfection – just like being kidnapped, continuously! Hey, obviously you sound like a soldier, so a soldier kidnapped is the worse scenario, you know this-he’s not even in battle and he’s done, it’s over – stripped and naked ready to be slaughtered, best option to hope for mercy from his captors, big failure, useless!. Kidnapped victims are usually the vulnerable-children, women,defenseless, helpless human beings and not persons the people support to study defense to be their defense.The parallels of whats happening to this UN contingent and the phils’ scenario w/ npa’s, insurgents, even war/political lords are obvious.Our soldiers(ahem, I mean pma officers)need to get back and be serious w/their oath and purpose, and not try to be liars/ lawyers or reactive policemen.

  • 33Sam

    Look you have to understand that the Philippines IS GLOBALIST CONTROLLED!!!

    You can see it everywhere, all the symbols, the camo clad armalite soldiers in the streets in Makati mirroring the same in the U.S. Whatever goes on here is the mold for what they do in the U.S. These things were planned decades ago. Macoy was nothing more than an Asian Qaddafi taken out after he served his purpose. I wouldn’t be surprised if this whole FISHY BOAT thing is just posturing to get people used to this type of situation until we become jaded. IT IS AFTER ALL AGENDA 21 TIME AS ITS THE 21ST CENTURY.

  • Eagle from davao

    There are two possible things that cause these abductions.First is the rules of engagement.It must not be too tight that will threaten the lives of our soldiers and not to0 lax that it makes them trigger happy. Second,where are they when they were abducted,baka nag-bibisita ng local girls para makaraos ,ito kasi yung common weaknesses ng sundalo natin.kundi alak o babae nadadali.

  • 33Sam

    This article is a mind-wash puff-piece to get you to subliminally accept that the people pulling the strings is not the Philippines, but a foreign entity known as the United Nations. See how the article is cleverly written with its title;

    “AFP to pull out peacekeepers if ordered”

    But it doesn’t really say “who” shall give that order. Instead media drip-feeds the idea that the U.N. is calling the shots while admitting the AFP is not at the helm at all:

    “This is a commitment of the Philippines to the United Nations, but if the recommendation is approved then we will follow. It is not the AFP that dictates the deployment,”

    A play on words blurbed by puppet media from puppet AFP and puppet Philippine government who have consigned Philippine sovereignty to the Unite Nations over 16 YEARS AGO.

    READ BETWEEN THE LINES. DON’T BE SO GULLIBLE!!!

    GLOBALISTS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE PHILIPPINES. YOU ARE NOT IN CONTROL OF ANYTHING!!!



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