Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who witnessed the exercises, told reporters that Singapore needed to “take these exercises very seriously” to deal with various terrorist threats.
“There is activity in the region around us. We are looking further afield in the Middle East and other parts of the world. The group is staying there and we are on the radar,” he said. rice field.
“Also, sometimes homegrown self-extremists are going in the wrong direction. Lucky, but one day we may be out of luck.”
Mr Lee added that Singaporeans must be “fully united as one nation”.
“Because the threat of terrorism isn’t just people injured, oil storage tanks blown up, or pipelines, but cracks in society that take a very long time to heal,” he said.
“And we must never allow that fracture to happen to us.”
Other political figures in attendance included Minister of Justice and Home Affairs K Shanmugam, Minister of Defense Nguyen Heng, Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chi Heng, Second Minister of Home Affairs Josephine Teo and Senior Minister of Defense Zaki Mohamad. rice field.
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