Philippines to host 4th ADMM (ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting)-Plus meeting 2017
The 4th ADMM (ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting)-Plus meeting will be held in Philippines from October 23, 2017 to deliberate extensively on the situation in Afghanistan and Syria besides China’s growing military presence in the disputed South China Sea.
The ADMM-Plus is a platform for ASEAN and its eight dialogue partners to strengthen security and defence cooperation for peace, stability, and development in the region. The two-day meeting will discuss ways to enhance defence and security cooperation among the member nations to effectively counter various transnational security challenges facing the region. From India, Union defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman will attend the meeting.
Topics: Asia • Association of Southeast Asian Nations • Foreign relations of India • Geography of Asia • Intergovernmental organizations • National security • Organizations associated with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations • Southeast Asia • United Nations General Assembly observers