Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the 36th ASEAN Summit which was held on June 26 via video conference was a success.

Asked about regional cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, the PM said that ASEAN member states gradually curbed the pandemic, and they are striving to build the community.

The bloc has proved the power to overcome unprecedented difficulties for the sake of common peace, stability and prosperity.

Answering reporters' query about the negotiations on the East Sea issues, PM Phuc affirmed that peace, security and stability in the region and the East Sea in particular are the common interest and aspiration of the community, especially the ASEAN./.