The presidency comes when global and regional conditions are not easy. The support of all ASEAN member states will greatly help Indonesia to exercise its chairmanship.
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has expressed his country’s support for Indonesia’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2023, according to the Indonesian ministry. Foreign Affairs.
Pramudwinai expressed his support during a meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi on the sidelines of the “77th United Nations General Assembly High Level Week” in New York, Monday, September 19, 2022.
“The presidency comes at a time when global and regional conditions are not easy. The support of all ASEAN member states will greatly help Indonesia execute its presidency,” Marsudi said in the written statement released by the ministry on Tuesday. Foreign Affairs.
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ASEAN faces external and internal challenges. External challenges are closely linked to current global dynamics, while internal challenges include the protracted political crisis in Myanmar, she noted.
During their meeting, the two foreign ministers also exchanged views on how best the regional grouping can consistently serve as an engine of regional stability and prosperity.
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They also agreed to continue the discussion on Myanmar in October this year in Bangkok.
ASEAN includes Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
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