Senior officials of China, ASEAN to hold consultation

Updated: May 17, 2021 Source:
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The 27th China-ASEAN Senior Officials' Consultation will be held on May 18 through video link, foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Friday.

China's Assistant Foreign Minister Wu Jianghao will co-chair the meeting together with Elizabeth Buensuceso, Foreign Undersecretary of the Philippines, the current country coordinator for China-ASEAN relations, Hua told a press briefing.

Noting that this year marks the 30th anniversary of China-ASEAN dialogue relations, Hua said the scheduled consultation will focus on the promotion of China-ASEAN relations and regional cooperation of East Asia under the current situation.

She added that the two sides will review and summarize the development of their relations over the past 30 years, align the agendas of important cooperation such as the commemorative events for the 30th anniversary this year, and exchange views on international and regional issues of common concern.

Editor: 王予