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AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

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AMM Retreat 2019 to discuss five major regional issues

Foreign Ministers from the 10 ASEAN member countries will gather in Chiang Mai, Thailand on January 17-18 for their 2019 retreat (AMM Retreat 2019) to discuss intra-bloc cooperation and international and regional issues of mutual concern.

Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

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Myanmar, Japan FMs discuss Rohingya-involved crisis

Myanmar’s State Counsellor cum Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 6 discussed ways to resolve the ongoing crisis involved the Rohingya Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

 FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

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FM Pham Binh Minh attends related meetings of AMM-51

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 19th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the eighth East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Singapore on August 4.

Vietnamese FM meets diplomats of India, Brunei, Philippines

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Vietnamese FM meets diplomats of India, Brunei, Philippines

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had bilateral meetings on August 4 with the Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and foreign ministers of the Philippines and Brunei within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) in Singapore.

ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

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ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conferences with Partners held in Singapore

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference sessions with its partners, namely Japan, China, Russia and New Zealand, held in Singapore on August 2 within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51).

Singapore, China pledge to strengthen bilateral cooperation

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Singapore, China pledge to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Singaporean President Halimah Yacob met with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) and related meetings in Singapore on August 3, promising to deepen bilateral cooperation.

AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

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AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) ended on August 2 in Singapore with a Joint Communiqué urging the bloc to strengthen its internal strength through increasing intra-bloc trade and investment and regional economic connectivity.

RCEP hoped to be signed by year-end

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RCEP hoped to be signed by year-end

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed his hope that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be signed by the end of this year.

Vietnam attends SEANWFZ, AICHR meetings in Singapore

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Vietnam attends SEANWFZ, AICHR meetings in Singapore

A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has attended the Executive Committee of the Southeast Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty (SEANWFZ)’s conference and the meeting between ASEAN foreign ministers and representatives from the ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).