Jubilee summit Russia-ASEAN, dedicated to the twentieth anniversary of the Russia-ASEAN dialogue partnership in 2016, will be held in Russia, according to a report by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
on Wednesday, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov took part in the annual Ministerial meeting of the Russia-ASEAN. In the Russian Ministry stressed that the main attention was paid to the theme of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Russia-ASEAN dialogue partnership. The focal point of the dialogue partnership between Russia and ASEAN for the period until 2018 moved on to Laos.
"An agreement on the organization of the anniversary summit in Russia, preparation of the concept paper that reflects the strategic vision of the Russian-ASEAN relations in the long term. To participate in this work creates a collaborative group of eminent persons ", - is informed in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The participants of the meeting decided to expedite the approval of the draft Integrated action plan for development cooperation 2016-2020, which will be approved by the leaders, and endorsed the idea to declare subsequent year cross-Year of culture of Russia and ASEAN.
The parties also confirmed their willingness to further deepen political, economic and humanitarian cooperation, capacity real cooperation in the areas of energy, innovation and high technology, emergency response.
"An exchange of views on international topics confirmed the coincidence or similarity of approaches to key problems of global and regional agenda, including the terrorist threat from" Islamic countries ", and the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula, the crisis in Ukraine ", - is informed in the report.
"The Ministers called for further coordinated action on formation in the Asia-Pacific region in a transparent, open and inclusive architecture, robust security and sustainable improvement in the Central role of ASEAN," added the Ministry.
in Malaysia, 5-6 August annual event held by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) - a Ministerial meeting of the Russia-ASEAN meeting of foreign Ministers of the participating countries of the East Asia summit (EAS), 21st session of the ASEAN Regional forum on security (ARF).