The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) is a formal, official, multilateral dialogue in Asia Pacific region, consisting of 27 participants.
The objectives of the forum include fostering dialogue and consultation in the region and promoting confidence-building and preventive diplomacy.
A multitude of smaller summits is part of the forum such as the ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and the Post Ministerial Conference.
| N Korean foreign minister attends ASEAN regional security forum |
Tue 2 Jul 2013