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CK TAN, Nikkei staff writer October 12, 2017 21:08 JST | Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR -- Three Southeast Asian countries on Thursday launched trilateral air patrols and intelligence sharing, aiming to keep a lid on Islamist militancy in the region.
The move follows joint sea patrols that began in June in the Sulu Sea off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.
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