Duterte willing to send military battalions to augment Jordan army

Security & Defense

President Rodrigo Duterte told the attendees of a business forum held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Amman, Jordan that he is willing to send battalions if ever Jordan needs more fighting units.

“If there is anything that we can do, if you are short of your army, let me know. One hundred ten million (Philippine population. How much o how – You need one battalion? Two, three, four, five? I’ll send them to you,” he said at the forum.

“I will commit my government in the right side of history. The right side of history is that you are fair and that you can understand the problems of humanity and that you realize that you need as much as I need you in order to [preserve] – this place called Earth, beautiful and working for all of us,” he said.


The President said he’ll leave Jordan with guarantee that “we will be friends and we will nurse and nurture it fully so that someday my people can really say that you paved the way for the good relationship.”

Source: https://pcoo.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20180906-SPEECH-OF-PRRD-DURING-THE-BUSINESS-FORUM.pdf