No security threats have been detected by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting which will be held in Metro Manila from Nov. 17-20.
"The coast is secured," AFP spokesperson Col. Restituto Padilla told reporters in a press briefing Wednesday.
Padilla said that while the Philippine National Police is the lead agency in ensuring security during the APEC meeting, the AFP will deploy the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region, the Tanay-based 2nd Infantry Division and the Tarlac City-based Northern Luzon Command and other units in AFP headquarters in
to aid in
securing the delegates. Camp