IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017 Fifth Plenary Session

  • Global Threats and Regional Security: Mark Mitchell

    Mark Mitchell, Minister of Defence, New Zealand As Delivered Thank you very much, John, and good morning, ladies and gentlemen. My thanks firstly to the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Dr John Chipman and the Singapore Ministry of Defence for what has been a very rewarding event. This is my first Shangri-La Dialogue since I became Minister of Defence in May. I love Singapore, and my wife would tell you it’s because...
  • Global Threats and Regional Security: Lieutenant General Alexander Vasilyevich Fomin

    Lieutenant General Alexander Vasilyevich Fomin, Deputy Minister of Defence, Russia As Delivered Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to say good morning to everybody, and first of all I would like to express our deep condolences with the blasts in Manchester and London today, in Philippines and Indonesia and some other countries, all these dramatic developments we are bearing witness to. Dear Chairman, Dr John Chipman, I would like to say that...
  • Global Threats and Regional Security: Dr Ng Eng Hen

    Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence, Singapore As Delivered Dr Chipman, my fellow panellists, Minister Mitchell and General Fomin. First, on behalf of the Singapore government and MINDEF, allow us, those who are here today – Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, myself, Minister Ong Ye Kung, Senior Minister of State Maliki, Perm Sec, and CDF of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) – bid all of you a very warm...
  • Global Threats and Regional Security: Q&A

    As Delivered Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS I open the floor to questions and comments, and I will privilege those who have not yet had a chance to speak. May I first ask Pedro Villagra Delgado from Argentina to make his point. Pedro Villagra Delgado, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Argentina First of all, thank you very much for the invitation to attend the forum. I think it is...
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IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017

The 16th Asia Security Summit took place in Singapore from 2–4 June 2017.