Russia Shows Growing Interests In The Dynamism of Southeast Asia


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By Voon Miaw Ping KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (NNN-Bernama) — ASEAN and Russia on July 6 held a Special ASEAN-Russia Ministerial meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, a testament to Russia’s growing interests in the dynamism of the Southeast Asian region. The meeting held to mark the 30 years of ASEAN-Russia relations and 25 years of Russia’s dialogue partnership with ASEAN was co-chaired by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. The meeting also welcomed the conclusion of the negotiation to implement the ASEAN-Russia Strategic Plan (2021-2025) and to implement the concept paper on ASEAN-Russia consultation of high-representative...