6 May, 2013
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh left here
on Monday for Brunei to attend the 7th ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting
(7th ADMM), which is set to be held on Tuesday.
reporters at Phnom Penh International Airport before his departure, Tea
Banh said the upcoming meeting will serve as a follow-up to the 6th ADMM
in Phnom Penh in May last year.
"Besides, the 7th ADMM will
exchange views on current issues and challenges faced in the region in
order to promote mutual trust and confidence," he said.
also discuss the first-ever multilateral military exercise under the
ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM- Plus) on the Humanitarian
Assistance and Disaster Relief and Military Medicine that Brunei will
host in June.
The 7th ADMM will be held under the theme "Securing Our People, Our Future Together".
in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations groups Brunei,
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines,
Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.