Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the ASEAN SOM Vietnam, Nguyễn Quốc Dũng and Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Mori Takeo co-chaired the 36th ASEAN – Japan Forum on Thursday.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Friday paid a visit to Indonesian President Joko Widodo as he was visiting the country ahead of the highly-anticipated ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting on Saturday.
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoàng Xuân Chiến attended the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting which was held via videoconference yesterday.
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.