AKP Phnom Penh, January 14, 2020 —
H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will lead a delegation to attend the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat) in Viet Nam this week, at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart H.E. Pham Binh Minh.
According to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation AKP received this morning, the AMM Retreat will take place in Nha Trang city on Jan. 16-17.
Under the theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, the AMM Retreat will be a platform for ASEAN Foreign Ministers to exchange their views and thoughts on ways and means to realise the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and to further enhance ASEAN unity, integration and connectivity, common identity, engagement with the global community as well as institutional capacity.
As ASEAN Chair in 2020, Viet Nam has set out five key priorities mainly focusing on enhancement of ASEAN’s active role and contribution to the maintenance of regional peace, security and stability; intensification of ASEAN’s economic integration and connectivity; promotion of ASEAN awareness and identity; reinforcement of partnerships for peace and sustainable development; and increase of ASEAN’s institutional capacity and efficiency.
By Khan Sophirom