36th ASEAN Summit opens in Ha Noi

Update: 19:32 | 26/06/2020
The 36th ASEAN Summit themed “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN” took place in Ha Noi on June 26 under the chair by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
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The 36th ASEAN Summit themed “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN” took place in Ha Noi on June 26 under the chair by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. (Photo: Tuan Anh)

The online opening ceremony saw the participation of leaders of the 10 ASEAN member countries, Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman and Chair of 41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman and head of the delegation to AIPA Tong Thi Phong, and Deputy PM, Foreign Minister and Chairman of the National ASEAN 2020 Committee Pham Binh Minh.

Ambassadors of the ASEAN member nations and representatives from foreign diplomatic missions and international organizations in Ha Noi also attended the event.

In his opening remarks, PM Phuc highlighted the theme of the Summit in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic which is hitting the region and the world.

He applauded the spirit of solidarity and coordination among the countries, and prompt actions they are taking in the fight against the disease.

The PM called for stronger cooperation among the ASEAN member nations to effectively cope with the pandemic, affirming that Vietnam will continue to closely work with the other ASEAN member nations in the combat.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes leaders to Special ASEAN+3 Summit on COVID-19


He said ASEAN leaders will discuss measures to address the social and economic impact caused by the COVID-19 crisis, post-pandemic recovery plans for the regional countries in the immediate time, and orientations to accomplish cooperation and integration goals of ASEAN in the year.

PM Phuc thanked leaders of the ASEAN member nations and the bloc’s partner countries for their coordination with and support for Vietnam in joint efforts to respond to the pandemic, especially strong commitments at the Special ASEAN Summit and the Special ASEAN 3 Summit on COVID-19 in April.

He expressed his hope that the 36th ASEAN Summit will be an opportunity for the regional countries to affirm their solidarity, strong political will and high determination to overcome all the challenges.

The Vietnamese leader said he looks forward to the adoption of a Vision Statement on ASEAN's cohesion and proactive adaptation at the summit.

Vietnam is stepping up preparations for 36th ASEAN Summit, Deputy Spokesman says

 

Vietnam is stepping up preparations for 36th ASEAN Summit, Deputy Spokesman says

Vietnam has stepped up preparations for the 36th ASEAN Summit scheduled for late June due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Deputy Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Doan Khac ...

Vietnam steps up preparations for 36th ASEAN Summit

 

Vietnam steps up preparations for 36th ASEAN Summit

The ASEAN 2020 National Committee convened its fifth meeting in Ha Noi on May 15, focusing on preparations for the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit.

Declaration of Special ASEAN Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019

 

Declaration of Special ASEAN Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019

The Special ASEAN Summit via video conference on April 14, 2020 has issued a declaration. The following is the full text of the declaration.

(Source: VNA)