Ministerial Level

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.

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