36th ASEAN Summit a success: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

Saturday, 2020-06-27 11:09:23
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (standing) speaking at the international press conference. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the 36th ASEAN Summit, held on June 26 via video conference, was a success.

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During an international press conference following the event, PM Phuc, who is also ASEAN Chair 2020, outlined that the summit had focused on key issues, including COVID-19 control, promoting economic recovery, intra-regional cooperation; building a strong ASEAN Community according to set goals; expanding ASEAN's external relations with its partners in the spirit of mutual respect, mutually beneficial cooperation and upholding the central role of ASEAN; affirming the willingness to maintain a peaceful and stable environment for cooperation, sustainable development and prosperity and finally, upholding the group’s goodwill and compliance with international law in addressing regional differences.