The Bangsamoro Basic Law will give Muslim areas of Mindanao autonomy with executive, legislature and fiscal powers. Mindanao's Marawi City has been under occupation by pro-Daesh militants since May 23.
The governments of the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia met as the siege of Marawi City by the pro-Daesh Maute group continues into its fifth week.
The Philippines has a long history of conflict. Over the past few decades, homegrown militants, particularly in the south of the country, have stepped up their campaigns against the government.
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