By: J.S., STA
Defence Minister Matej Tonin took part in a South Eastern Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) meeting, where ministers from fifteen countries talked about progress of the initiative and joint security challenges.
They signed a special statement to commit to further strengthening of cooperation. Tonin said the initiative was an important forum for debate on security challenges in the wider SE Europe. He expressed support to the countries from the region in the processes of European and Euro-Atlantic integration, noting this was key for long-term peace and stability in the region.