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Union Minister participates in Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting via videoconference

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The MoFA Union Ministers attends the online Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting yesterday.

Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin participated in the Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting which was held via videoconference on 14 July 2021, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nay Pyi Taw.
The Meeting was co-chaired by Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR and Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States, and was attended by ASEAN Foreign Ministers, Secretary-General of ASEAN and representatives from ASEAN and the United States.
The Meeting discussed matters pertaining to COVID-19 and public health, future direction of the ASEAN-US dialogue relations and regional and international issues.
During the Meeting, Union Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin appreciated the United States’ support to ASEAN’s effort in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, encouraged the United States to further support ASEAN’s COVID-19 response initiatives, and to continue to support Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI).
With regard to developments in Myanmar, Union Minister explained on matters relating to the security condition in the country, the five-point roadmap of the State Administration Council and the five-point consensus of the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting.
The Meeting was also attended by senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.—MNA

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