WASHINGTON- The U.S Pacific Fleet will be hosting the first ever U.S. Pacific Command Amphibious Leaders Symposium on May 17 to 21 in Hawaii. Twenty-three nations will participate in the said event.
Such as Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Columbia, France, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, United Kingdom Vietnam Peru and the Republic of The Philippines
Marine Corps Forces Pacific-Plans and Policies director Colonel Nathan Nastase said “Certainly not everybody has the same aspirations or capabilities that we have or desire. But what we’re trying to figure out by bringing these folks together what is it that you think you need for your particular situation? How can that potentially compliment us or your neighbors or a group of like-minded nations to help each other out in times of crisis, times of humanitarian disaster
China was not invited” Any country has the right to invite other countries to a symposium or event, as long as such activities contribute to regional peace and stability,” US Marine Corps Director Said