The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will deploy up to 40,000 troops to help maintain the peace during the country’s midterm elections on May 13, a military spokesperson said on Tuesday.
AFP public affairs chief Col. Noel Detoyato said the troops will help the police in ensuring the safety of the voters. Already, he said the AFP has identified areas described as “hot spots” or where violence is likely to erupt.
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Security and Risk Report 24/05/23
MAST’s security report issue 370 is available to read now. In the UK, there have again been a series of court appearances related to terrorism