VOV.VN - During the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020, Vietnam will place great importance on stepping up defence and security co-operation within the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) framework, according to Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh.
The EU is committed to the legal order for the seas and oceans based upon international law, maritime security and cooperation, as well as the freedom of navigation and overflight, in the interest of all states, EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans told a Vietnam News Agency reporter in Jakarta on April 25.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Japan co-chaired the second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on international cooperation on maritime domain awareness in Tokyo on February 20, with the attendance of experts from ARF member nations and representatives of relevant Japanese ministries and agencies.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 14 to mark the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Vietnam’s membership of the treaty.
The eighth political consultation at the deputy foreign ministerial level between Vietnam and Mongolia was held in Hanoi on August 29.
The 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) kicked off in Bangkok on August 2 under the chair of Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Bangkok on August 2, within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and related meetings.
The Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) endorsed more than 20 initiatives for 2019-2020 in Bangkok on May 31.
An ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on the management of marine plastic pollution opened in Nha Trang, in the central province of Khanh Hoa, on May 13.
The second ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on enhancing regional cooperation in maritime law enforcement was held in the central city of Da Nang on March 12 and 13.
The 11th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Maritime Security (ARF ISM-MS) opened in the central city of Da Nang on March 14 with the participation of more than 80 delegates from 27 ARF countries and experts from international organisations.
The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) workshop on implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and other international instruments towards address emerging maritime issues was held in Nha Trang city in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on February 26.
VOV.VN - Deputy Minister of National Defence Nguyen Chi Vinh and his RoK counterpart Suh Choo-suk co-chaired the seventh defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10.
Foreign ministers attending the ASEAN Regional Forum (AFF) in Singapore on August 4 emphasised the importance of non-militarization and self-restraint in the conduct of all activities by claimants and all other states and reaffirmed the importance of maintaining freedom of navigation in and overflight above the East Sea.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 19th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the eighth East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Singapore on August 4.
The 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) took place in Singapore on August 4 with the participation of foreign ministers from 26 countries and the European Union (EU)’s representative.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on August 4 pledged to provide nearly US$300 million in new security funding for Southeast Asia.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh led a delegation to attend the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference sessions with its partners, namely Japan, China, Russia and New Zealand, held in Singapore on August 2 within the framework of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51).
Canada, as a Pacific nation, is proud to stand with Southeast Asian partners to advance peace, security and prosperity for people in the region and globally, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland has said.
Senior officials’ meetings within the framework of the ASEAN+3, the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) took place in Singapore on June 6 and 7.