Thursday, June 21, 2018
Close  
  • share this

Duterte eyes sending military for training in China

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 04:30 PM February 20, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 10th Biennial National Convention and 20th Founding Anniversary Celebration of the Chinese Filipino Business Club, Inc. (CFBCI) at the Manila Hotel on February 19, 2018. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

President Rodrigo Duterte is thinking of sending the military to China for training.

“Kaya ang suggestion ko ‘yung next batch diretso na sa China para ang loob nila balance. So I’m sure there is an academy there to train good professional Chinese soldiers,” Duterte said in a speech before Filipino-Chinese businessmen at the Manila Hotel on Monday night.

“Maybe China can accommodate them also and let them not really to fight the Americans but terrorism,” he added.

ADVERTISEMENT

Last year, Duterte said the Russian government offered to train some members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

Aside from security training, Duterte has said the Philippines and Russia would also share intelligence database to help fight transnational crimes and terrorism.

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: AFP, China, Duterte, military training, PNP, Russia
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Mary J. Blige signs up for ‘Body Cam’ movie thriller

June 22, 2018 12:15 AM

opinion

What lies beneath the surface

June 22, 2018 12:13 AM

entertainment

Manila concert a good reason to Panic!

June 22, 2018 12:10 AM

lifestyle

Classical guitar concert at Eastwood, June 23

June 21, 2018 10:55 PM



© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.