Over the last 27 years, Vietnam has proactively and responsibly participated in constructing the people-centered ASEAN neighborhood, affirming its centre function within the area.
Vietnam assumed the rotating chairmanship of ASEAN in 2010 and 2020; and the nation efficiently organised the sixth, seventeenth and thirty sixth ASEAN summits in 1998, 2010, and 2020; the World Financial Discussion board on ASEAN (WEF on ASEAN) in 2018; the forty first Common Meeting of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Meeting (AIPA-41) in 2020; and the ASEAN high-level discussion board on sub-regional cooperation for sustainable growth and inclusive development in 2021.
Vietnam was additionally the coordinator of the ASEAN-EU relations; and the rotating chair of the ASEAN Committee in Buenos Aires (ACBA) since July 2022.
Based on Ambassador Vu Ho, appearing Head of ASEAN SOM Vietnam, the nation has considerably contributed to the event of ASEAN over the previous 27 years.
Ho stated Vietnam has been making many contributions to sustaining peace and stability within the area, noting that the nation all the time considers peace and stability because the purpose, taking accountability because the motto when becoming a member of ASEAN.
Vietnam contributed to the event of the Declaration of the Conduct of Events within the East Sea (DOC). The nation can be actively collaborating within the constructing a code of conduct (COC) within the East Sea. These actions have contributed to constructing belief, controlling conflicts and disputes.
Vietnam’s admission to the bloc marked an essential milestone within the nation’s in depth regional and worldwide integration, Overseas Ministry Deputy Spokeswoman Pham Thu Grasp affirmed.
Since becoming a member of ASEAN, Vietnam has more and more proved itself as a accountable and energetic member of the group in addition to the worldwide neighborhood, she stated.
The nation has promoted in depth integration in politics, economic system, diplomacy and all different points of life with different international locations and organisations world wide.
Vietnam and different member international locations have actively constructed the ASEAN Neighborhood from politics, economic system, tradition and society, whereas giving precedence to strengthening ASEAN connectivity.
In the course of the course of, Vietnam and different ASEAN members have expanded relations with many companions world wide, Grasp stated, including that an increasing number of international locations worldwide wish to turn into companions of ASEAN.
Within the context that ASEAN is going through conventional and non-traditional challenges, Vietnam, with its central function in ASEAN, continues to advertise the spirit of dialogue and cooperation, contributing to strengthening mutual understanding, narrowing variations, guaranteeing concord of pursuits among the many bloc’s member nations, and avoiding conflicts and contradictions.