PH proposes to expand agreement on air, naval encounters


The Philippines is pushing for the inclusion of coast guards and other maritime forces in the Code of Unplanned Encounters at Sea (Cues), an agreement covering air and naval encounters among 20 countries.

The proposal was made at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM) in Laos this week, the Department of National Defense said in a news release on Friday.

It said the proposal would “hopefully once more be positively considered by the ADMM.”

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