Get Reds before they get us - Año

Get Reds before they get us - Año

The Communist Party of the Philippines’ (CPP) plot to assassinate key officials of the Duterte admistration.

Among those included in the CPP’s kill list are Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples chairman Allen Capuyan, this according to Maj. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr.deputy chief of staff for civil military operations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Parlade also said that he and five former communist leaders who are helping the government’s anti-insurgency campaign are also on the list under Oplan Hades, a program of the CPP against counter-revolutionaries.

Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año
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“We will get them before they can execute their plan.”

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Año has this to say about the plot of the communists to eliminate key Duterte officials
Añoreiterated the goal of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to end as soon as possible the decades long insurgency, even if his life is now under threat.

The New People’s Army’s hit squad, Special Partisan Unit, was tasked to do the job, was said to be tasked to do accomplish the hit list.

The DILG Sec. does see the need to increase his security to address such threat, saying he will continue implementing the President’s program to convince communist rebels in the countryside to surrender and return to the fold of the government.

“There  is no need because my security measures are enough. Like a soldier, I am always prepared to fight,” he said.

The Philippine National Police (PNP), downplayed such threat since it’s the tradition of the CPP NPA to release propaganda weeks before it celebrates its founding anniversary on Dec. 26.

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