The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Friday is standing pat on its claim that there were no security threats during Pope Francis' recently concluded visit last Jan. 15 to 19.
Col. Restituto Padilla, AFP spokesman, made the statement on Friday after reports came out claiming that military intelligence detected an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and
plot against the Pontiff. Syria
He said their security evaluations have not uncovered any evidence of such when completing their preparations for Pope Francis arrival.
"We were unable to confirm that information," Padilla said in Filipino.