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ASEAN defence ministers meeting begins in Lucknow

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

The ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) Experts' Working Group on being co-chaired by and began Sunday at the Central Command in Lucknow, a Defence said.

"The aim of the conference is to establish better co-operation in medical operations amongst ASEAN and ASEAN-Plus countries for civil support by military operations other than war, especially humanitarian assistance and disaster response missions," the said in a statement.

At the outset, Indian and held a bilateral meeting as both countries are co-chairing the meeting.

The meeting will conclude on December 6.

The includes Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, and

The ASEAN-Plus includes India, the US, Russia, China, Australia, New Zealand, and

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 meeting on Sunday was attended by delegation from of

Progress on third cycle of on Military Medicine, modalities for conduct of Field Training Exercise and issues related to second ASEAN Conference were discussed in a cordial environment, the statement stated.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 21:05 IST
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