Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has submitted to President Duterte one of the reports that the Chief Executive needs to decide whether to request Congress to extend military rule in Mindanao.
Lorenzana submitted the report on Thursday.
The Philippine National Police is expected to submit soon its own recommendation whether to extend or lift martial law in Mindanao.
In a text message to reporters on Sunday, Lorenzana did not give details of the recommendations that he and Gen. Eduardo Ao, chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, submitted to Mr. Duterte.
"Let us wait for the President's decision. It could be the same...
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