News Release

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On the presence of Turkish terrorists in the PH


The military is verifying the statement of Turkish Ambassador Esra Cankorur regarding the presence of Turkish terrorists, particularly the Fetullah Gulen Movement, in the Philippines.

We will investigate organizations abetting or aiding terrorism and will hold them accountable, especially those that may be working as fronts for terrorist and criminal activities, as alleged by the Ambassador.

We are also working closely with all other nations to combat terrorism. This is now a global threat that can be better addressed through a unified effort.