Vietnam attends ADMM-9

(VOVworld) – A high-level Vietnamese delegation, led by Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh, is attending the ninth ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting that opened on Monday in Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh is leading the Vietnamese delegation to the ninth ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting in Langkawi, Malaysia. (Photo: VNA)

During the meeting, the ASEAN Defense Ministers will discuss emerging issues in regional security, including the Islamic State’s recruitment of militants to fight in the Middle-East and North Africa, cyber security, maritime security, and anti-piracy efforts in the East Sea. The ministers will also discuss Malaysia’s initiative on forming an ASEAN Peacekeeping Force.
The Vietnamese delegation has submitted a review which draws lessons from the last decade and shapes an agenda for ADMM over the next 5 to 10 years.

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