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    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2018

    Prime Minister Modi to make major speech

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India will address the 2018 IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. Asia's premier defence summit takes place from 1 to 3 June.

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    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017

    Asia's premier defence summit

    Described by Malcolm Turnbull as 'one of the world's great strategic gatherings', over 500 delegates from 48 nations gathered in Singapore for the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. 

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    Mattis seeks to reassure Asia-Pacific

    In his first major address on US policy in the Asia-Pacific, James Mattis sought to reassure regional allies that Washington remains committed to strengthening regional alliances and reinforcing its military capabilities.

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    2017 Sponsors

    The following organisations generously sponsored the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017: Airbus, BAE Systems, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, The Asahi Shimbun and Singapore Technologies Engineering. 

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