Marcos says external threat becoming ‘complex’ and ‘unpredictable’

March 23, 2023 - 9:40 AM
Philippines President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. delivers a speech on the 126th founding anniversary of the Philippines army at Fort Bonifacio, in Taguig, Philippines, March 22, 2023. (Reuters/Eloisa Lopez)

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr told his army on Wednesday to be vigilant as he said that the external threat to his country’s security was becoming more “complex” and “unpredictable.”

Marcos was addressing troops during the army’s 126th founding anniversary.

—Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Writing by Karen LemaEditing by Ed Davies

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