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Singapore ready to assist in Sulu Sea patrols in any way needed: Ng Eng Hen

He says it is imperative that terrorists be prevented from exploiting networks in the area that facilitate illegal smuggling of weapons, humans and drugs

Philippine troops sent to confront militants in Marawi. Dr Ng said if terrorists gain a foothold in the region, they will be able to spread their violence to cities like Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta.


SINGAPORE is ready to take part in the Sulu Sea patrols in any way needed and welcomes indications from Malaysia and Indonesia that they want the Republic to play a bigger role in combating maritime crime in the waters off southern Philippines, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said

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