48th AMM, related meetings open in Malaysia

(VOVworld) - Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a press conference on Friday on the 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (48th AMM) and related meetings, which will be organised in Kuala Lumpur from August 1 to 6.

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A press conference on the 48 th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held on July 31 (Photo:VNA)

The 48th AMM will officially convene on August 4 with the participation of Foreign Ministers from 10 ASEAN member States and the ASEAN Secretary General. The meeting’s plenary session will focus on issues regarding the establishment of the ASEAN Community in late 2015 and progress of the ASEAN Community’s Post- 2015 Vision. A retreat meeting will discuss regional and international issues of mutual interests.

The 48th AMM will be followed by several related meetings including the 16th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers with the three partners of China, Japan, Republic of Korea, the 5th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting and the 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum. The ASEAN+3 meeting is expected to discuss cooperation among 13 countries in fields of economic and trade relations, process of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as well as projects under the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity.
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