Both Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed that they will not take any risks in launching operations into the Philippines.
Indonesia won’t enter Philippine waters despite green light
The Indonesian government has decided it will not launch a military operation into areas of the Philippines where terror group Abu Sayyaf has held Indonesian and Malaysian sailors hostage for months.
The government made the decision despite the green light recently given to it by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has given permission for members of the Indonesian Military to pursue pirates and kidnappers in Philippine waters, especially in the Sulu region, known to be a stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf group.
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