Duterte’s hardline on pirates
Duterte wants Coast Guard to crush pirates.
Rody to PCG: Fight pirates, sink their ships
MANILA, Philippines – President Duterte has ordered the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to crush sea pirates and other lawless elements who will fight arrest during operations within the country’s territorial waters.
He said the PCG could subdue the sea pirates or even sink their ships to make navigation and marine resources safe. Earlier, Duterte said sea pirates engaged in kidnapping and other illegal activities must be destroyed.
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