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55TH ASEAN FOREIGN MINISTERS’ MEETING (55TH AMM) AND RELATED MEETINGS, 31 JULY- 6 AUGUST 2022

 

55TH ASEAN FOREIGN MINISTERS’ MEETING (55TH AMM)

AND RELATED MEETINGS, 31 JULY- 6 AUGUST 2022

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato’ Sri Saifuddin Abdullah is leading the Malaysian delegation to the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (55th AMM) and Related Meetings from 31 July to 6 August 2022. All meetings will be hosted by the Kingdom of Cambodia, in its role as ASEAN Chair for 2022.

Over the seven days, Malaysia is scheduled to participate in the following meetings; 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, separate ASEAN Ministerial Meetings with the Dialogue Partners [China, Republic of Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, European Union, the United States and Russia], 23rd ASEAN Plus Three (+3) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 12th East Asia Summit (EAS), 29th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), Meeting of the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (SEANWFZ) Commission and the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Interface with ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Representatives.

Malaysia, as Country Coordinator for ASEAN-Canada Dialogue Relations for 2021-2024, will co-chair the ASEAN–Canada Ministerial Meeting.

At the 55th AMM, ASEAN Foreign Ministers will discuss the progress of ASEAN Community Building, ASEAN 2022 Priorities and Key Deliverables including the collective and COVID-19 socio-economic recovery strategy, the implementation of ASEAN Political-Security Blueprint 2025, regional and international issues as well as preparations for the 40th and the 41th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits, which are scheduled to be held back-to-back in November 2022.

Among issues that Malaysia will raise during the meetings are post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts, strengthening of multilateralism, sustainability and climate change, public health cooperation, digital economy and transformation, and situation in the South China Sea, situation in Ukraine and the conflict in Myanmar.

At the conclusion of the 55th AMM and Related Meetings, the Foreign Ministers are expected to adopt several outcome documents, including the 55th AMM Joint Communiqué, which will highlight the outcomes of discussion as well as strategic and important decisions made during the meetings.

 

PUTRAJAYA

2 August 2022