Phew We Are Safe For Now – No Sign Of Increased Threat To Singapore After Supporting Coalition Against ISIS: Teo Chee Hean

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik condemns beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants in Iraq through his art at Puri beach on Aug 21, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

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SINGAPORE: There is no indication of a heightened threat to Singapore specific to the Republic’s support to the coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), said Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean in Parliament on Wednesday (Jan 29).

However, the violence in Syria and Iraq continues and raises the overall threat level in every country, as ISIS still attracts extremists and encourages its overseas supporters to carry out attacks on home soil, using all means available, Mr Teo said.

Nonetheless, we at TSB would like to advice Singaporeans abroad especially those working or visiting the middle-east to be extra alert.

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