As the channel NBC, citing two officials at the Pentagon, the us military can launch an operation on the territory of the Philippines. In accordance with the plan, which is currently pending before the U.S. Department of defense, the U.S. air force will be able to inflict strikes on the positions of militants of the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” on the territory of the Philippines. This plan may be announced on Tuesday, according to the channel. Airstrikes likely carried out with the help bespilotnikov, the sources noted.
USA for 15 years with the Philippines to share intelligence, spokesman for the U.S. defense Department Jeff Davis. Now the country is a small number of US troops assisting in the fight terrorists. In the southern Philippine province of Mindanao from may martial law. The decision was made by President Rodrigo Duterte after military clashes with militants, supporting the “Islamic state”. It was reported that in the battle to capture the city of Marawi was attended by about 500 fighters.