Minister of National Defence Tea Banh will virtually attend the 15th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and the 8th ADMM-Plus meeting where ASEAN defence ministers’ meet with representatives from Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, the Russian Federation and the US on June 15-16.
In a press release on June 15, the defence ministry said Tea Banh led a delegation to attend this meeting at the invitation of Halbi bin Mohammad Yussof, the Minister of Defence of Brunei.
“At the meeting, Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh will participate in the adoption of the Bandar Seri Begawan Declaration by ASEAN’s defence ministers in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the ASEAN defence ministers meeting together to ensure preparedness for the future peace and prosperity of ASEAN,” the press release said.
Banh will exchange views on regional and international environments and security at the ADMM-Plus conference, the press release said.
Banh will also attend some additional informal meetings with China held separately from the ADMM conference.