Updates - Asean

Washington D.C, USA (28/3): “The USA is a strategic partner that consistently supports ASEAN's unity and centrality. This relationship is crucial in maintaining the architecture posture in the region, including in the development of an open, transparent, and inclusive ASEAN Indo-Pacific Concept for collective progress", Director General for ASEAN Cooperation, Jose Tavares stated at the 32nd meeting of the ASEAN-USA Dialogue in Washington D.C, USA on March 27-28, 2019.

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government is supporting the ASEAN-Korea Centre (AKC) by participating in ASEAN Train, to mark 30 years of ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Commemorative Summit.

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government, at the ASEAN-European Union Foreign Ministers Meeting, encouraged all ASEAN and European Union (EU) member states to increase their contribution to fighting for Palestinian independence.

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - During the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting in Brussels, on Monday (Jan 21), Indonesia again spoke on the issue of palm oil and reiterated its rejection of discriminatory policies against palm oil products.

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government continues to encourage the promotion of democracy and human rights in the Southeast Asian region, Foreign Ministry Director General of ASEAN Cooperation, Jose Tavares, said in Jakarta on Tuesday.

Singapore (ANTARA News) - The 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is expected to adopt the Indo-Pacific Concept in 2019.

Singapore (ANTARA News) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged the United States of America to strengthen its economic cooperation with the ASEAN member countries based on a win-win solution instead of a zero sum game.

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has encouraged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to turn the region into a nuclear-free zone soon.