EAS Leaders Discuss Challenges and Opportunities of Cooperation

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen along with other leaders of ASEAN member states and their dialogue partners reviewed opportunities and challenges of their cooperation and looked for future cooperation, at the 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Bangkok, Thailand this afternoon.

According to the National Television of Kampuchea (TVK)'s special report, on the occasion, the leaders noted the progress according to the Manila Plan of Action to Advance the Phnom Penh Declaration on EAS Development Initiative (2018�2022) and exchanged views on regional and international issues such as climate change, transnational crime and terrorism, drug trafficking, cyber security, trade war, regional security, ... and particularly the Korean peninsula issue.

They reaffirmed their commitment to fully implement the UN Security Council's resolutions, noted the efforts of the international community in the total denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, and underlined the importance of ASEAN-led forums, including the ASEAN Regional Forum, to enhance the atmosphere for peaceful discussions among the parties concerned.

At the end of the meeting, the EAS Leaders' Statements on Partnership for Sustainability, Cooperation to Combat Transnational Crime, and Combating the Spread of Illicit Drugs were adopted.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press