Tri-nation plan to fight Abu Sayyaf

KOTA KINABALU: With the Abu Sayyaf militants moving their kidnapping operations to the high seas after the crackdown in Lahad Datu, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines are now planning attacks at sea to put the pirates out of action.

Foreign ministers and top military officials from the countries will meet in Jogjakarta today to seek the best approaches and security solutions to curb the perennial threat of kidnappings and criminal activities in the shared borders and seas.

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