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.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc affirmed the significance of businesses in the ASEAN development at ASEAN leaders’ interface with representatives of ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) on Friday.
The 36th ASEAN Summit will be held online on June 26, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.
Việt Nam’s 12 priorities as ASEAN Chair in 2020 were approved by other member countries at the 26th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Retreat and the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Consultation Meeting on Tuesday.
ASEAN countries have agreed to try and persuade India to return to the negotiating table for the 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal.