06 Jun '11, 8am

DTN Singapore: S'pore, UK hold defence talks: SINGAPORE: Singapore and the United Kingdom on Monday held their 5...

DTN Singapore: S'pore, UK hold defence talks: SINGAPORE: Singapore and the United Kingdom on Monday held their 5...

SINGAPORE: Singapore and the United Kingdom on Monday held their 5th Defence Policy Dialogue at the Ministry of Defence (Mindef). Taking part were the British Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Defence Ursula Brennan and Singapore's Permanent Secretary (Defence) Chiang Chie Foo. Mindef said the Defence Policy Dialogue serves as a regular forum for the two countries to exchange views on strategic security issues of mutual interest, as well as discuss areas for further defence collaboration. The bilateral talks also underscore the good and long-standing defence relations between Singapore and the UK. Mindef added the armed forces of both countries interact regularly through a wide range of professional exchanges and exercises, both bilaterally and under the ambit of the Five Power Defence Arrangements.

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