The ASEAN Defence Ministers at their 11th Meeting in the Philippines reviewed the progress of ADMM initiatives and discussed issues related to terrorism and violent extremism, maritime interactions and engagements with their Plus Partners. The ADMM adopted several key documents including the 11th ADMM Joint Declaration and the Joint Statement of Special ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting On Countering Violent Extremism, Radicalization and Terrorism. The ASEAN Defence Ministers also met with their counterparts from Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russia and the United States to review the progress of the ADMM-Plus and discussed the way forward to further strengthen their cooperation on defence matters.

Link to the 11th ADMM Joint Declaration

Link to the Joint Statement of Special ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting On Countering Violent Extremism, Radicalization and Terrorism