Malaysia first Defence White Paper approved by the parliament

Dec. 2, Malaysia’s parliament approved at unanimity the first Defence White Paper. The document outlines two roles for the the Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM). The first role is “protecting the national interest”, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said, while the second role is ” to carry out military operations other than the Military or Military Operations Other Than War (MOOTW), assisting public authorities in the enforcement and support of global peace efforts through the United Nation flag”.

Soldiers of the Malaysian Army sit on a Supacat ATMP (All Terrain Mobility Platform) (Credits to MyLifeStory)

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