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May 26, 2021, 08.51 AM

Indonesia, Philippines to Maintain Regional Security in Southeast Asia

The Indonesian and Philippine militaries have highlighted the need for further cooperation in Southeast Asia during the Philindo MC [Philippines-Indonesia Military Cooperation Conference], which was held virtually from the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force.

“As two countries that are geographically close to one another and share a common border, it is in the best interests of both Indonesia and the Philippines to increase cooperation to maintain regional security in Southeast Asia,” said Indonesian Armed Forces chief Air Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto.

“Both countries can do this through a framework of cooperation that is mutually beneficial to both sides, as well as steps for a comprehensive partnerships, so as to strike deals that have a positive to both countries” he stated in a press release on Tuesday, May 25.

He added that bilateral cooperation is needed to mitigate the disruptive effects from the Covid-19 pandemic. Philippine Armed Forces Chief of Staff Cirilito Sobejana agreed.

“Indonesia and the Philippines managed to maintain close military relations. This is essential as it helps to promote regional peace and stability,” he said.

“Closer cooperation between the Indonesian and Philippine [militaries] are needed, especially to handle challenges that are more complex, dynamic and ever-changing.”

Sobejana added that both military forces will renew resolutions on facing common threats, conflict resolution and promoting the peace, stability and wellbeing of Indonesia and the Philippines.

Source:

https://nasional.kompas.com/read/2021/05/25/23073841/panglima-tni-ri-filipina-perlu-bersinergi-antisipasi-keamanan-asia-tenggara

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