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Philippine's terrorism warning to Pakistan

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    Philippine's terrorism warning to Pakistan

    MANILA: The Philippine immigration has given a stern warning that Pakistanis were suspected to be supporting terrorism.

    These remarks were made by Immigration Commissioner, Rufus Rodriguez.

    Rodriguez had reportedly ordered his agents to keep a close watch on Pakistani immigrants, because the United States had allegedly listed Pakistan among countries sponsoring international terrorism.

    Pakistan however, clarified that the US report did not include Pakistan among alleged sponsors of terrorism. It said that Rodriguez had "maligned" Pakistan and demanded the department to issue a public statement denying the allegation.

    The Philippine government has been on high alert in recent weeks after an upsurge in Muslim insurgency in the south. Many of the Muslim terrorists in Pakistan receive training in Islamic schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
    Pakistani response: