Nong Rong, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, arrives for the 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. Singapore’s Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen called on China, as a dominant power in Asia, to take the lead in reducing tensions by being a benevolent one, warning that military conflict like the wars in Ukraine and Gaza would be devastating to the region’s future.
Peace is precarious and never a given anywhere in the world, Ng said. “What has happened in Europe and the Middle East must never occur here. … We must do all we can to avoid it.”Malaysia picks powerful ruler of Johor state as country’s new king under rotation systemClimate change and the shift to cleaner energy push Southeast Asia to finally start sharing power
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu used the forum to highlight Russia’s deepening ties with China as it faces isolation from the West over its invasion of Ukraine. Shoigu was given a military honor guard reception before a meeting with Zhang on Monday. The Russian Tass news agency quoted Zhang as saying that China is ready to respond with Russia to security threats and challenges and “jointly maintain global strategic balance and stability.” headtopics.com
Ng, noting the territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the nuclear threat from North Korea, said it is vital for defense and military establishments to engage to reduce the risk of miscalculations and mishaps.
He applauded codes that have been adopted to manage unplanned military encounters at sea and said they should be expanded to include coast guards, which frequently face off in disputed waters.with the U.S. in August 2022, but the two sides appear to be restarting dialogue, including on security ahead of a possible meeting between Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping in November.Ng appealed to China to assure other nations that it is not a threat as it grows more powerful. headtopics.com
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