ASEAN MARKS 40 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADA
6 March 2017 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) conveys its warmest greetings to the Government and people of Canada on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of ASEAN-Canada Dialogue relations.
ASEAN FOREIGN MINISTERS’ STATEMENT ON THE EARTHQUAKE IN ACEH,
11 December 2016
ASEAN Member States are saddened by the earthquake in the north-east coast of Sumatra island, Aceh province, Indonesia, on 7 December 2016, which caused numerous deaths and injuries, and extensive damage to properties.
ASEAN expresses its deepest sympathies and condolences to the Government and people of Indonesia, especially the families of the victims of the earthquake, during this difficult time.
ASEAN stands ready to extend its cooperation and support in whatever way it can to contribute to the Government and people of Indonesia to bring about a speedy recovery.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Nuclear Test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
10 September 2016
ASEAN shares serious concern over the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s fifth nuclear test on 9 September 2016, which is in violation of the relevant United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.
ASEAN reaffirms the importance of peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and reiterates its full support for peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. ASEAN urges the DPRK to fully comply with all the relevant UNSC resolutions, including the UNSC Resolution 2270 and calls on all parties to exert common efforts to maintain peace and security in the region.