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11 August 2022

Chairman’s Statement of the ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference (PMC) 10+1 Sessions with the Dialogue Partners and Trilateral Meetings

The ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference (PMC) 10+1 Sessions with ASEAN’s Dialogue Partners, namely Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America and two separate Trilateral Meetings between Cambodia and ASEAN Secretariat with Türkiye and Switzerland were held in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia, on 3-4 August 2022.   ASEAN and its Dialogue Partners reviewed their relations over the past year and reiterated their commitment to further strengthening their partnership and cooperation through effective implementation of their respective Plans of Action and existing frameworks. ASEAN also highlighted several milestones in its relations with some of its Dialogue Partners, including the ASEAN-China Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations on 22 November 2021, the physical convening of the ASEAN-U.S. Special Summit in Washington, D.C. on 12-13 May 2022, the Special ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations in New Delhi on 16 June 2022, and agreeing the ASEAN-Australia and ASEAN-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in October 2021.     Download the full statement here

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11 August 2022

CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT OF THE 29th ASEAN REGIONAL FORUM 5 August 2022, Phnom Penh

1. The Twenty-Ninth Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 5 August 2022. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia.   Download the full Chairman's Statment here

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09 August 2022

Chairman’s Statement of The 12th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

The 12th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was convened on 5th August 2022 in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. The Meeting was chaired by His Excellency Mr. PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Download the full statement here

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08 August 2022

Chairman’s Statement of The 23rd ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

The 23rd ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held on 4 August 2022 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and chaired by His Excellency PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia.     Review and Future Direction of ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Cooperation     The Meeting reaffirmed the importance of the APT process as a main vehicle to promote peace, stability and cooperation in East Asia towards the long-term goal of building an East Asian community, with ASEAN as the driving force. The Meeting reiterated the commitment to further strengthening and deepening the APT functional cooperation under the APT process. The Meeting further underlined that the APT process continued to play mutually reinforcing and complementary roles with other ASEAN-led frameworks. The Meeting also recognised the contribution of the APT to ASEAN’s efforts towards realising the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and deepening regional integration in East Asia. The Meeting noted the importance of the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP) as a guide for ASEAN’s engagement in the wider Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions.     Download the full statement here

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05 August 2022

JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 55th ASEAN FOREIGN MINISTERS’ MEETING 3 August 2022

1. The 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) was held on 3 August 2022 in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. The Meeting was chaired by Cambodia under the theme “ASEAN A.C.T.: Addressing Challenges Together.” We reaffirmed ASEAN’s commitment to address our common challenges and to sustain the momentum of ASEAN’s community-building efforts with a strong sense of togetherness. We also discussed the need to further strengthen engagement and cooperation with Dialogue Partners and external partners, including through existing ASEAN-led mechanisms, and the importance of ASEAN Centrality, credibility and relevance in maintaining peace, stability, and prosperity in our regional and global endeavours amidst uncertainty and rapid changes in Southeast Asia and beyond. Download the full Joint Communique here

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14 May 2022

ASEAN-U.S. Special Summit, 2022 Joint Vision Statement

WE, the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States gather on the occasion of the ASEAN-U.S. Special Summit, the first-ever to be held in Washington, D.C., on 12-13 May 2022.

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17 February 2022

Press Statement by the Chairman of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat)

1. The ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat was convened on 16-17 February 2022 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in hybrid format. The Retreat was the first major meeting of the year under Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship in 2022 with the theme “ASEAN A.C.T.: Addressing Challenges Together”. 2. We had fruitful deliberations on ASEAN’s priorities for the year of 2022 and on concrete and implementable ways to strengthen the ASEAN Community, ASEAN Centrality, and unity, as well as ASEAN external partnerships. We also exchanged views on regional and international developments and reaffirmed our shared commitment towards promoting sustainable peace, security, stability, prosperity, within and beyond the region. 3. We expressed support for Cambodia’s key priorities and deliverables in 2022, which are in line with the goals of ASEAN Community building and continue to build upon ongoing efforts of the previous ASEAN Chairmanship priorities. Download the full statement here