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The ASEM Summit, scheduled for November 16 and 17, has been postponed to mid-year. By 2021 due to interruption by Kov 19. According to a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the night of July 4, 2020 .

According to the press release, the postponement came following Cambodia's request ASEM13 Senior Officials Meeting Presided by Mr. Sok Siphana, Senior Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia Also attended by the senior officials of all ASEM partner countries. The meeting took place on July 3, 2020.

The State Department press release states: "Due to the bad consequences of the outbreak, 19 were high All Asian-European Affairs officials expressed their unanimous and unanimous support for the Cambodian request for time. The ASEM13 summit will take place in mid-2021.


Cambodia has called the hosting of the ASEM Summit one of the most important for Cambodia to appear internationally. Cambodia is committed to hosting the summit.