The ASEAN Defense Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) was held on January 9 in central Da Nang city with the participation of over 80 delegates from ten ASEAN member states.
|Delegates of ADSOM WG, Da Nang, January 9, 2020 |
The meeting was the first of a series of military and national defense activities to be held during Viet Nam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020.
ADSOM WG is in charge of preparing and finalizing documents for ASEAN defense meetings including ASEAN Defense Senior Officials' Meeting (ADSOM), the 14th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM-14), and the seventh ASEAN Defense Minister's Meeting Plus (ADMM+).
From January 10-12, in Da Nang, the ADSOM Plus WG meetings will be held with the participation of over 120 delegates from ten ASEAN member states and eight partners including (Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, the RoK, the U.S., and Russia).
ADSOM Plus WG is responsible for preparing the agenda for the seventh ADMM+.
The success of the ADSOM WG and ADSOM-Plus WG will lay an important foundation for the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, and affirm the role and position of the Viet Nam People’s Army in global integration.