Tokyo to invite Asean air force officers to watch Japan’s military training

Japan’s Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Saturday Tokyo will invite commissioned air force officers from every member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to observe Air Self-Defence Force training.
“The Indo-Pacific region is facing complicated security issues and we need to collectively deal with them,” Iwaya told an Asean meeting in Singapore with his counterparts from the Asean region, an area in which China has been increasing its influence. Iwaya…