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Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Philippine, Alan Cayetano speaks to Nikkei reporters at The Future of Asia conference in Tokyo on June 6.

Philippines rallies international support in terror fight

Leaders alerted to possible presence of ISIS in region

CLIFF VENZON, Nikkei staff writer | Philippines

TOKYO -- Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano on Tuesday called for international support in fighting Islamic State-aligned militants who have laid siege to a city in Mindanao.

Coordination has started among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, he told the Nikkei Asian Review before delivering the closing speech at the 23rd International Conference on the Future of Asia.

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