Cambodia Attends 2022 RoK-ASEAN Vice Defence Ministerial Meeting

Cambodia has attended the 2022 RoK-ASEAN Vice Defense Ministerial Meeting in the Republic of Korea (RoK).

The meeting took place early this week in Seoul under the chairmanship of H.E. Shin Beom-chul, Vice Minister of RoK National Defence.

Cambodian delegation led by H.E. Gen. Chhum Socheat, Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of National Defence and vice ministers of national defence from ASEAN countries, except from Myanmar, joined the meeting.

The meeting exchanged views on new regional and global security problems and deepened national defence collaboration between ASEAN and RoK.

Addressing the function, H.E. Gen. Chhum Socheat, expressed his support for RoK’s constructive policy, especially the action plan on defence cooperation with ASEAN.

The undersecretary of state spoke highly of ASEAN neutrality, RoK contribution to enhancing all mechanisms led by ASEAN, and its support to Cambodia as the host of ADMM and related meetings in 2022.

As ASEAN chair, Cambodia is ready to work with ASEAN, ASEAN dialogue partners including RoK to foster the security and defence cooperation so as to achieve sustainable peace, stability and development in the region, he added.