At the event held in Jakarta on February 2

Acting head of SOM ASEAN Vietnam, Ambassador Vu Ho, actively exchanged views on ASEAN cooperation as well as Vietnam's contribution to the group in 2023, such as organizing activities to disseminate information about ASEAN and its cooperation with partners.

He proposed organizing several conferences related to ASEAN - China cooperation in the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (South China Sea).

The Vietnamese representative also expressed his belief that Indonesia will successfully assume its role of ASEAN Chairmanship 2023.

ASEAN senior officials at the event

Participants also discussed specific proposals to promote cooperation among member states and between ASEAN and its partners, including building the post-2025 ASEAN Community Vision, improving the capacity and effectiveness of the group’s agencies, and promoting maritime security and cooperation.

The 32nd ACC Meeting and the AMMR will take place in Jakarta on February 3-4. Foreign Ministers of ASEAN member states are expected to meet with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on this occasion.

Source: VNA