ASEAN-Russia Dialogue Partnership

ASEAN-Russia Dialogue Partnership began in July 1991 when DPM of Russia attended the opening session of 24th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) in Kuala Lumpur. Russia was subsequently elevated to a full Dialogue Partner during the 29th AMM in July 1996 in Jakarta. In November 2004 Russia acceded to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC) affirming its relations with ASEAN.

The two parties have begun to extend their cooperation in various areas including political and security sector as well as socio-cultural, economic and development.