The 36th ASEAN Summit is held online on June 26. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presides over the opening session.
Deputy Prime Miniter and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh chaired the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM), the 21st ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC), and the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, which were held online in Hanoi on June 24.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has urged ASEAN member states to further strengthen intra-bloc solidarity and cohesion, and enhance resilience in the face of challenges in the region and the world.
Six reports from the ASEAN Secretary General and community pillars submitted to the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit were adopted at the 26th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting, held online in Hanoi on June 24 under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
A virtual 23rd meeting of the ASEAN Social-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council took place in Hanoi on June 23, with the ten ministers in charge of ASCC, the ASEAN Secretary General, delegates from member countries, and the ASEAN Secretariat taking part.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung: 36th ASEAN Summit to concentrate on addressing COVID-19 crisis
The upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit will focus on the development of the ASEAN Community in the immediate future and measures to address the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis in the region, Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the SOM Viet Nam Nguyen Quoc Dung has said.
Remarks by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung at the Press Conference on the 36th ASEAN Summit
Below is the full text of the remark by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung at the Press Conference on the 36th ASEAN Summit.
Ministers from countries participating in negotiations over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) gathered at the 10th intersessional meeting held in the form of a video conference on June 23 under the chair of Viet Nam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.
Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the SOM ASEAN Viet Nam Nguyen Quoc Dung chaired the ASEAN Senior Officials' Preparatory Meeting (Prep-SOM), the second meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Working Group on Public Health Emergencies (ACCWG-PHE) and the Joint Consultation Meeting in Hanoi on June 22.