PHNOM PENH, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia issued a press release on the outcome of the Special Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council, the Special Meeting of ASEAN-China Foreign Minister on Coronary Disease (COVID-19) and Fifth Mekong-Lange Foreign Ministers' Meeting, February 20, 2020, Vientiane, Lao PDR.



The following is the full text of the State Department's press release:

Sir Money Cambodia's Deputy Prime Minister HE Hor Namhong, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation led the Cambodian delegation to the Special Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council, the ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers' Meeting on Coronary Disease (COVID-19) and the Ministerial Meeting. The 5th Mekong – Lanchang Foreign Exchange will be held on the 1st -20 February 2020 in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Special Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council on COPD COVID-19

As President of ASEAN 2020 Pham Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a special meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council aimed at enhancing ASEAN's coordinated efforts and responses to address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers emphasized the importance of ASEAN's unified and high-level unity in addressing the communicable disease COVID-19 and emphasized the commitment of ASEAN Member States to prevent the impact The epidemic is related to the process of building the ASEAN Community as well as the normal functioning of ASEAN.

Special Meeting of ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers on Coronary Diseases (COVID-19)

During the Special Meeting of ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers on COVID-19, under the chairmanship of HE. Tendorro Logins The Philippine Foreign Minister is the facilitator of the ASEAN-China Dialogue Partnership with him Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister and the Chinese foreign minister, expressed his full confidence in the Chinese government and people being able to overcome the COVID-19 epidemic. In response, the Co-Chairs Wang Yee thanked ASEAN Member States for their generosity, support and assistance.

ASEAN and Chinese Foreign Ministers noted with satisfaction the urgent joint response and traditional solidarity, as well as mutually reinforcing assistance in difficult times, especially taking concrete steps to address COVID-19. By quickly sharing information with the necessary efforts to prevent the spread of the disease and the neck Protects local and global public health security.

ASEAN and Chinese Foreign Ministers also discussed strengthening and enhancing cooperation and coordination measures between ASEAN and China, including:

– Increase joint cooperation against COVID-19 through timely sharing of information and resources

Promote policy dialogue and latest information on COVID-19, including monitoring and treatment.

Work together to improve the ability to prevent and control communicable disease and to recover the disease, including the case of COVID-19.

Deputy Prime Minister Money Sokhon took the opportunity to inform the meeting about Cambodia's strenuous measures in the fight against the COVID-19, especially Cambodia's decisive decision to allow the Westerdam cruise ship to dock in Sihanoukville Very rigorous and careful monitoring in accordance with key WHO regulations and d In close cooperation with international health institutions such as the World Health Organization, the German Center for Infectious Disease Research and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States.

Deputy Prime Minister He reaffirmed Cambodia's commitment to continue to help and cooperate with the Chinese government and people to fight the epidemic of COVID-19 and in cooperation with ASEAN and to continue to promote coordination and cooperation. With China on the prevention and eradication of COVID-19. At the same time, the Deputy Prime Minister also supported China's request to organize the ASEAN-China Special Summit on COVID-19 at an appropriate time.

The Fifth Mekong-Lange Foreign Ministers' Meeting

The Fifth Mekong-Lange Foreign Ministers' Meeting Just above the head Lao Foreign Minister Kimsashit Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister and co-chairmen, and the foreign ministers of Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, expressed his appreciation for the progress of the implementation of the 2nd Mekong-Lianchang Summit and the Ministers' Meeting. The 4th Mekong-Lanchang Foreign Exchange and the implementation of the Mekong-Lange Five-Year Action Plan (2018-2020) 22). This progress has contributed to furthering mutual trust, expanding the field of cooperation and deepening the partnership among the Greater Mekong countries.

Mekong-Liang foreign minister reaffirmed and unanimously endorsed a multilateral system, a UN-based international system and a multilateral trading system based on law and the World Trade Organization. Basically. The Ministers agreed to promote dialogue among political parties, strengthen economic, cultural and people relations and increase efforts to address non-traditional security issues including terrorism, cyber crime, natural disasters, human trafficking, and accessories. Illegal drugs and smuggling and trafficking in white Pavutu.

Mekong-Liangchang Foreign Ministers welcomed the MRC Secretariat as the Observer of the Joint Working Group on Water Resources Cooperation and agreed to promote cooperation between the Mekong-Lange framework and the cooperation mechanism. Regions and subregions, based on an open, present and complementary spirit Yes.

At the meeting Deputy Prime Minister Stressed that the Mekong-Liang Chang cooperation is an important solidarity framework for maintaining peace, stability and promoting shared prosperity in the region. The Deputy Prime Minister reiterated Cambodia's commitment to deepen and deepen the Mekong-China friendship in order to realize the vision of the leaders in building a "peaceful and peaceful future community." Prosperity. ”

The Deputy Prime Minister urged the Mekong-Liang Chhang member countries to further their cooperation by seeking larger projects that can fully meet socio-economic needs under the United Nations Agenda. Sustainably. Deputy Prime Minister underlined the need to strengthen the monitoring mechanism for the implementation of each priority sector of Mekong-Lange cooperation based on an enhanced M&E system to achieve the targets and targets set out .

Deputy Prime Minister voiced his support for China's new initiative on the new international maritime corridor and the creation of the Mekong-Lange Economic Corridor, which will link the Greater Mekong Subregion with growth. Greater China, with the main goal of creating dynamism for the regional production chain Promoting investment in infrastructure and promoting quality connections and cultural relations between the people and the people in the region. In this regard, you are Deputy Prime Minister Encouraged the Government of the Mekong-Lange Government to study the feasibility of cooperation between the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 and the above initiatives.

The meeting concludes with the adoption of the Joint Declaration on the Fifth Mekong-Liang Chang Foreign Ministers' Meeting and the 2019 Report on the Implementation of the Five-Year Action Plan on the Greater Mekong-Lange Cooperation (2018- 2018) 2022) and approved list of projects supported by the Mekong-Langeang 2020 by a total of 152 km Cambodia has received a total of 20 projects (approximately US $ 7.78 million). Most of these projects cover activities related to capacity building, education, poverty reduction, women empowerment, culture, tourism, technical changes, media, environment, water resources and production capacity.