Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia cooperate in fighting rebels

(VOVworld) - The Philippines on Thursday agreed to allow Malaysia and Indonesia to carry out pursuits of Abu Sayyaf insurgents in its territorial waters, as the three nations look to tackle kidnappings and piracy by the Islamic group.

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Abu Sayyaf insurgents capture hostages (Source: VNA)

The announcement was made by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak after his meeting with visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. He said the agreement would be further discussed at a meeting between the three countries on November 22 in Vientiane.

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