The urgent need for an international co-operation mechanism on marine security and safety in East Asia was highlighted at an international workshop in the northern province of QuảngNinh that concluded June 10.
Marine security ideas for E. Asia
The two-day workshop attracted some 150 officials, international scholars and experts from Asia and Europe to exchange views and experiences in promoting international maritime security, especially in times of an increasingly tense dispute in the East Sea.
In the fourth working session yesterday, participants looked at the regional security structure and several sea cooperation mechanisms around the world with a view to finding a suitable model for the region.
Experts also recommended that countries in the region boost dialogues on improving capability, building an information-sharing system and a joint action programme.
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