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Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam, will deliver the keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2013.
The 12th IISS Asia Security Summit will take place from Friday 31 May - Sunday 02 June 2013 in Singapore.
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The new US Secretary of Defense will address the 2013 Shangri-La Dialogue. Chuck Hagel made the announcement during meeting at the Pentagon with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Although this is his first appearance as Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel took part in the first Shangri-La Dialogue in 2002, speaking in a session on 'US Strategy in the Asia Pacific.'
The Shangri-la Dialogue has become a 'must attend' event for defence ministers Ng Eng Hen, Singapore's minister of defence, told delegates at the inaugural Shangri-La sherpa meeting, the IISS-Fullerton Forum. Dr Ng delivered a keynote address on Potential Threats to Regional Stability in Asia.
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The following organisations have generously sponsored the 2013 Shangri-La Dialogue: The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, the Asahi Shimbun, EADS, Mitsubishi Corporation, Singapore Technologies Engineering, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS). We are most grateful for their support and look forward to welcoming delegates from these organisations to future meetings. Important support was also provided by the governments of Australia and Singapore.
The 11th IISS Asia Security Summit, the Shangri-La Dialogue, took place from 01-03 June 2012 in Singapore.
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