Cambodia: Minister to address Covid-19 issue at Asean foreign minister's meeting

PHNOM PENH, Sept 7 (Xinhua): Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn (pic) will participate in the 53rd Asean (the Association of South-East Asian Nations) Foreign Ministers' Meeting (AMM) and related meetings to be held virtually on Sept 9-12, according to a foreign ministry's statement on Monday.

The 53rd AMM and related meetings will review the Asean Blueprint and the implementation of the Asean Charter, focus on ways and means to realize the Asean community building and the recommendations for the Asean Community Vision Post-2025, the statement said.

It added that those meetings will further promote Asean's unity and solidarity, resilience, integration and connectivity, as well as engagement with the global community.

"The meetings also address the Covid-19 socio-economic impacts and the Asean's comprehensive recovery plan," the statement said.

Besides taking part in the 53rd AMM, Sokhonn, who is also a deputy prime minister, is expected to attend the South-East Asia Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone Commission meeting, the 21st Aseanm Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting, the 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and 27th Asean Regional Forum, among others, it said.

Founded in 1967, ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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