An online inter-sectoral discussion on building a comprehensive recovery framework for ASEAN was held on July 14 under the chair of Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the SOM ASEAN Viet Nam.
ASEAN should prioritise the enhancement of connectivity, sustainable and inclusive development, and the improvement of its role in sub-region cooperation, including Mekong collaboration, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said.
The ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting-Plus (ADSOM-Plus) was officially held via a video conference in Hanoi on July 7. General Ngo Xuan Lich, Minister of National Defence of Viet Nam attended the event and delivered opening remarks. The ADSOM-Plus was under the chair of Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defence Minister, and Viet Nam’s ADSOM-Plus Leader.
Foreign Ministers of ASEAN have issued a statement on July 4 offering sympathy and deep condolences to the Government and people of Myanmar over the jade mine landslide in Kachin state that resulted in great fatalities.
The 26th ASEAN-China Senior Officials' Consultation (ACSOC) was held in the form of video conference on July 1.
The ASEAN Regional Forum Defence Officials’ Dialogue (ARF DOD) was held via a video conference in Hanoi on July 1. Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh attended the event and delivered a speech.
Foreign ministers of ASEAN member countries and Australia agreed to enhance cooperation in COVID-19 control and vaccine development at a teleconferenced special meeting on June 30.
The Chairman's Statement of the 36th ASEAN Summit was approved on June 26 2020 by ASEAN leaders. Below is the full text of the Statement.
ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth
Below is the full text of the ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth.