Malaysia, Indonesia discuss cross-border security
Malaysiakini – Aug 22nd, 2019
The 15th Malaysia-Indonesia High-Level Committee (Malindo HLC) meeting was held today to discuss cross-border security issues in both nations.
The armed forces said in a statement that the meeting, a platform to deliberate on issues of mutual interests, touched on collaboration in various aspects including operations, intelligence gathering, training, policing and socio-economy.
The Malindo HLC was co-chaired by armed forces chief Zulkifli Zainal Abidin and his Indonesian counterpart Siswi Sukma Adji.
Both Zulkifli and Siswi emphasised that both countries should work together on a basis of mutual respect and utilise the different types of social interactions for mutual benefits.
The two leaders hoped that with the closer cooperation issues in the field could easily be resolved, thus creating a peaceful border for both Malaysia and Indonesia.