ASEAN nations sign accord

The 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Joint Declaration laid out the ASEAN countries’ commitment to promoting regional peace and security.  

ASEAN defence ministers sign joint declaration on combating terrorism

SINGAPORE: ASEAN defence ministers on Wednesday (May 25) signed a joint declaration after the 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) in Vientiane, Laos, laying out common commitments and goals for defence cooperation and regional security.

According to a news release by Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), the joint declaration “underscored the ADMM’s resolve to cooperate internationally and regionally to combat the transnational threat of terrorism, as well as its commitment to (practise) and observe international protocols such as the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES).”

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