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President Duterterte visits Abu Sayyaf territory

For the very first time in the history of the Philippines, Pres. Rody Duterte bravely visits Abu Sayyaf territories in Mindanao. The Philippine President visited the provinces of Sulu, Basilan and Tawi-Tawi as well as the cities of Isabela.

The historical visit of Pres. Rody Duterte in speaking bravely and convincing Abu Sayyaf to talk with him.

This is the very first time in the history of the Philippine presidency is the fact that only Pres. Rody Duterte courageously visited the islands which were infested by the terrorist groups Abu Sayyaf.

During a speech made by President Duterte, he pleads for peace in Southern Mindanao. He was quoted as saying “I am pleading for peace. You have committed so many crimes. May kinidnap, may mga pinapatay. Pero ano makukuha ko sa away? Nandito na tayo, magusap tayo ng kapayapaan,” Duterte said.

Pres. Duterte visited Tabiawan, Isabela City, Basilan and meets with top police and military officials and also some of the families displaced by the ongoing military operations against the bandits in Al Barka, Ungkaya Pukan and Tipo-Tipo.

Watch the Speech of Pres. Duterte During his Visit in Basilan:

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