Ishak Mastura says any disturbance in the Sulu archipelago will have a direct impact on Sabah’s security.
Under the agreement, the rebels have abandoned their goal for a separate state in lieu of broader autonomy.
President Rodrigo Duterte personally swears in Murad Ebrahim as interim chief minister at a symbolic Manila ceremony.
Inspector-General of Police Fuzi Harun says the United States has not responded to a request to free Mohd Farik Amin and Mohammed Nazir Lep.
Bekas menteri luar, Anifah Aman berkata, Malaysia mengepalai rundingan damai sebagai fasilitator pihak ketiga di selatan Filipina sejak 2001.
Voters delivered a convincing result of about 1.7 million in favour and some 254,600 against.
Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong says Monday's referendum in the southern Philippines offers an opportunity for a better situation.
Wisma Putra says Malaysia remains committed to playing a constructive role as the third party facilitator in peace process.
Malaysians may be involved in another armed conflict brewing in the southern Philippines.
Malaysia will be 'honest broker' in renewed negotiations between Moro movement and Philippine government.