ASEAN air force chiefs in 'terrorism' support

Air force chiefs from 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed a Declaration of Support for ASEAN Air Forces Co-operation in Addressing Terrorism on Sunday.

ASEAN air force chiefs in 'terrorism' support
The agreement reaffirms their commitment to fight terrorism together, by striving to assist one another through training, technical cooperation and information sharing, according to a statement by the Ministry of Defense of Singapore.

The agreement was signed at the 5th ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference which was hosted by Singapore, the current chair of ASEAN.

During the conference themed "Partners in Peace and Security", the participants also discussed a range of security issues including the threat of terrorism facing the region and opportunities for co-operation.

The meeting was held in conjunction with the inaugural Singapore Airshow 2008, which will open on Tuesday.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 18 Şubat 2008, 11:28