What is ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)?
ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) meaning
| established – 25 July 1994|
aim – to foster constructive dialogue and consultation on political and security issues of common interest and concern
members – (27) Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, China, EU, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, NZ, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, US, Vietnam
reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html