Phnom Penh (FN), September 8 - Minister of National Defense, Tea Banh, will lead the delegation to the 9th ASEAN-Japan Deputy Defense Ministerial Forum in Fukuoka, Japan from September 12 to 14, according to Chhum Socheat, Defense Ministry spokesman.

The forum is a regional forum organized annually with the participation of Japanese Deputy Defense Minister and others of the ASEAN Defense Ministry, and the ASEAN Secretariat.

This year, General Tea Banh was invited by the Japanese Defense Minister to give a 40-minute speech about the situation in the region and the vision of Cambodia.