Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of ASEAN SOM of Viet Nam, chaired a meeting of senior ASEAN officials and a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (ExCom SEANWFZ) Treaty on September 7, as the opening activities of the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-53) and related meetings.
Announcement on the Press Conference on the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings
Below is the full announcement on the Press Conference on the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings.
Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, Head of Viet Nam's ASEAN SOM, on September 1 chaired a virtual special meeting of ASEAN senior officials on the bloc’s external relations.
The ASEAN Coordinating Council Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) reviewed cooperation within ASEAN in the fight against COVID-19 during its third meeting, held in the form of video conferencing, on September 1.
ASEAN strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Jolo, Sulu, the Philippines on 24th August 2020, which resulted in the loss of lives and caused injury to many. ASEAN extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of the Philippines, especially to the bereaved families, and wishes the injured a quick recovery.
ASEAN Economic Ministers held online consultations on August 28 with external partners - China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) - within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings.
The ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the US Trade Representative (USTR) Consultations took place virtually on August 27 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52).
The 8th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting was held online on August 27 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the UK held an online economic dialogue on August 26 as part of the 52nd meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM-52), under the coordination of Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and British Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss.