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August
2019

ASEAN-ROK Ministerial Meeting

01
August
2019

ASEAN-ROK Ministerial Meeting

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On 1 August 2019, Honourable Dato Seri Paduka Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam, and H.E. Mrs. Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, co-chaired the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Ministerial Meeting during the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting/ Post Ministerial Conferences (PMCs) in Bangkok. The Meeting acknowledged the Republic of Korea’s New Southern Policy to advance relations with ASEAN and the President of the Republic of Korea’s visit to seven ASEAN Member States, as well as his plan to visit all ASEAN Member States. The Meeting discussed regional issues, such as the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific and the situation in the Korean Peninsula. The Meeting discussed cooperation in various areas, such as transnational crime, digital economy, connectivity, the conclusion of an air services agreement, and tourism, as well as preparations for the 3rd ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit, which will be held this November 2019 in Busan.

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