Malacañang on Saturday said President Benigno Aquino III had yet to decide whether or not to pull out the Filipino peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights and Liberia, even as the Department of National Defense (DND) had recommended it.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Department of National Defense (DND) has recommended to President Benigno Aquino III the pullout of Filipino peacekeepers stationed in Golan Heights and Liberia, due to the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and the tense situation in the Middle East.
The Department of National Defense is considering the pullout of military personnel serving for the United Nations as peacekeepers in Golan Heights and Liberia due to the worsening conflict situation in the Middle East and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
By Bong Lozada
An official from the Department of National Defense assured that there are no Islamic Filipinos who joined Jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham.
By Nikko Dizon
China’s land reclamation in disputed waters in the South China Sea shows it has disregarded its 2002 agreement with Southeast Asian nations to keep conditions in the sea unchanged until a final code of conduct is reached, a Department of National Defense (DND) official said on Monday.