Pinoy peacekeepers staying until August 11

Posted at Jul 06 2013 10:22 AM | Updated as of Jul 06 2013 06:22 PM

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MANILA, Philippines -- More than 300 Filipino peacekeepers will stay in the Golan Heights until their tour of duty ends on August 11.

But extending their mission will still be determined.

Malacañang says President Benigno Aquino III wants the United Nations to ensure the peacekeepers' safety and security first before approving an extension.

ANC Headlines, July 6, 2013