Duterte to lift martial law

Duterte to lift martial law in southern Philippines: spokesman

MANILA, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to lift martial law in Mindanao in the southern Philippines by 2019, his spokesman said on Tuesday, after three times of extention since 2017 terrorist attacks on Marawi City.

“(Duterte) made the decision following the assessment of his security and defense advisers of the weakening of the terrorist and extremist rebellion, a result of the capture or neutralization of their leaders, as well as the decrease in the crime index, among the factors considered,” spokesman Salvador Panelo said in a statement.

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