Economic ministers from ASEAN member nations convened an online meeting on June 4 to implement instructions from ASEAN leaders made at the Special ASEAN Summit on COVID-19 on April 14.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) Viet Nam, on May 18 participated in the 32nd ASEAN – Australia Forum, which was held in the form of an online conference.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of Viet Nam ASEAN SOM, attended the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on May 18 in the form of a teleconference.
The ASEAN 2020 National Committee convened its fifth meeting in Ha Noi on May 15, focusing on preparations for the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit.
Remarks by H.E. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister of Viet Nam at the ASEAN - US Ministerial Video-conference on COVID-19
The Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers' Meeting took place on April 23, 2020, via video-conferencing format. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, H.E Pham Binh Minh, represented Viet Nam, as Chair of ASEAN 2020, to attend the Special Summit. Below is the full text of his remarks.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 23 affirmed that Viet Nam will enhance its cooperation with other countries, including the US, as well as the World Health Organisation and the international community in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 22 April, Viet Nam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs made an announcement on Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers' Meeting on COVID-19 response.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, as the Chairman of ASEAN in 2020, chaired the Special ASEAN and ASEAN+3 Summits on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the form of video conference on April 14. On this occasion, the PM has granted an interview on the outcomes of these two important events.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the online Special ASEAN+3 Summit with China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on April 14 on the COVID-19 response. Below is the Joint Statement of the Summit in full.