ASEAN, Chinese officials convene 17th meeting on DOC implementation - News Summed Up

ASEAN, Chinese officials convene 17th meeting on DOC implementation


High senior officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China take group photo at the 17th senior officials’ meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties on the East Sea (DOC) in Hangzhou, China, on Friday and Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Lương TuấnHÀ NỘI — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China held the 17th senior officials’ meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties on the East Sea (DOC) in Hangzhou, China, on Friday and Saturday. Addressing the meeting, head of the Vietnamese delegation Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyễn Quốc Dũng acknowledged the progress made in the implementation of the COC and negotiations for the COC. He added that Việt Nam would host the 18th ASEAN-China SOM on the implementation of the DOC in the latter half of 2019. They committed themselves to the full and effective implementation of the DOC, especially self-restraint, and to co-operate on trust building.


Source: Viet Nam News May 20, 2019 03:56 UTC



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