13 September 2019 - 14 Elul 5779 - י"ד אלול ה' אלפים תשע"ט
Philippine police to undergo Israel counter-terrorism training E-mail

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has asked the Israeli police to train its personnel on anti-terrorism.

PNP chief General Oscar Albayalde said he requested the training from the Israeli police during a week-long seminar he and other PNP officials attended in Israel from 27 May to 1 June.

“They see threats everydaythat is why they are good when it comes to anti-terrorism operations,” he said in a press briefing at Camp Crame in Quezon City, noting the Israeli police force has to deal with suicide attackers on an almost daily basis.

“Our discussion with the Israeli counterparts focused on the challenges being faced by the PNPour campaign against terrorism, specifically ISISand our continuing efforts to fight this menace,” Albayalde said.

He said the PNP continues to closely coordinate and cooperate with their international counterparts in the light of previous terror attacks worldwide.

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