VietNamNet Bridge – ASEAN senior defence officials are meeting in Phnom Penh to draft a
declaration on increasing defence cooperation towards the realisation of the
ASEAN Political Security Community by 2015. ASEAN senior defence officials at the meeting. (Source: VNA)
The meeting will also discuss the Concept Paper on Periodic Review of the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM+) for convening ADMM+ every two years.
Additionally, the officials will debate defence-related issues, including humanitarian assistance for disaster relief, peacekeeping activities, maritime security, military medicine, and counter-terrorism.
Chenda said he hopes that besides fostering personal ties and friendship among ASEAN defence officials, the meeting will provide fruitful results for existing cooperation, to further strengthen peace, stability and development among southeast Asian countries.
ASEAN senior defence officials at the meeting. (Source: VNA)