The following is the full text of the Chairman’s Statement of the 36th ASEAN Summit, which was held on June 26 in the form of video conference.
The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Friday participated in the 36th summit of the grouping and has adopted the “ASEAN Leaders’ Vision Statement on a Cohesive And Responsive ASEAN: Rising Above Challenges And Sustaining Growth”.
Việt Nam, like ASEAN, want the US and China to “focus on commonalities and overcome their differences for “the common good” especially as the international community is grappling to recover from the unprecedented coronavirus crisis.
General Yamazaki Koji, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff of Japan Self-Defence Forces (SDF), is paying an official visit to Việt Nam from March 1 to 4.
Defence ministers of ASEAN member nations and Australia attended an informal meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat in Hà Nội on Wednesday under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngô Xuân Lịch.
Developing the comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia is a top priority of Việt Nam, with defence cooperation as a pillar of the bilateral relationship, Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngô Xuân Lịch said on February 5.