TNI, MAF agree to step up military cooperation

28 November, 2013 | Source: The Jakarta Post

The Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) have agreed to step up cooperation to enhance the security and stability of the two nations, TNI chief Gen. Moeldoko said.

He said the agreement was reached during the 11th conference of the High Level Committee of Malaysia and Indonesia (HLC Malindo) in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

The TNI chief noted the agreement was related to an increase in joint exercises, sharing intelligence, social and economic development in border areas and air, sea and land cooperation.

Moeldoko further stated that matters related to the border between the two countries had been discussed at the conference in order to maintain security and stability, Antara news agency reported from Kuala Lumpur.

According to him, the TNI and MAF′s joint efforts to maintain security and stability, particularly along the Malacca Strait, had gained international recognition.

Moeldoko explained that he had also discussed progress in the fields of intelligence, operations and training, police and maritime operations and even social and economic fields with MAF chief Gen. Zulkifeli Bin Mohd Zin.

Moeldoko also revealed that the 12th conference of the HLC Malindo would be held next year in Jakarta.

 

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