Lahad Datu Stand-off: Philippine embassy offers assistance to Malaysia

Lahad Datu Stand-Off

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Lahad Datu Stand-off: Philippine embassy offers assistance to Malaysia

The Philippine embassy, here, today offered its assistance to the Malaysian authorities in finding a peaceful solution to the incident in Lahad Datu, Sabah. This was conveyed by Philippine ambassador to Malaysia J. Eduardo Malaya and Philippine Foreign Affairs Undersecretary (Deputy Minister) Jose S. Brillantes during a brief meeting with Malaysia’s Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar in Lahad Datu today.

Malaya in a statement today said they were in Lahad Datu on a consular, humanitarian mission. “We are here to help,” he said. Malaya said they wished to be of help to the local authorities in finding apeaceful solution and avoiding further bloodshed, in line with the pronouncementof both President Aquino III and Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. “We would also like to extend consular assistance to the wounded and other affected nationals. It is important we work together closely in finding a peaceful closure to the situation. Each life is precious. Let us find ways toavoid further loss of lives,” said Brillantes.

Source: New Straits Times – http://www.nst.com.my/latest/font-color-red-lahad-datu-font-philippine-embassy-offers-assistance-to-
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