Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help combat Islamist militants

By: Middle East Affairs

After agreeing to deepen military cooperation with the Middle Eastern nation to fight extremism, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to send troops to Jordan to help battle Islamist militants.

It should be noted that the two nations have been doing combating Islamic State‘s impact, with Jordan assuming a key part in a global alliance, and the Philippines on alarm following a five-month control of a city by Islamist rebels – its most exceedingly awful clash since World War Two.

“On the off chance that there is anything that we can do, on the off chance that you are short in your armed force, let me know,” Duterte said on Thursday at a business discussion in Amman in a remark to King Abdullah, who prior deplored the “insidiousness” the two states were confronting.

“You require one brigade… I will send them to you. I will confer my administration in the correct side of history.”

On the other hand, Ruler Abdullah is an imperative Middle East partner of Western forces, with Jordan assuming an unmistakable part in the U.S.- drove alliance against Islamic State, giving military, calculated and knowledge bolster.

Not long ago, Jordan declared it will furnish the Philippines with two Cobra assault helicopters to help battle agitators.

Additionally, President Rodrigo Duterte is on a six-day visit to Jordan and Israel, and his exercises have been communicated in the Philippines. He has consented to arrangements with Israeli organizations to purchase little arms, heavily clad vehicles, and observation and surveillance hardware.

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