Asean FMs to meet in Jakarta
Published on: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
By: Bernama
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Asean FMs to meet in Jakarta
JAKARTA: Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are scheduled to meet here on February 3-4, according to the Asean Secretariat.

The annual gathering, known as Asean Foreign Ministers’ Retreat (AMM Retreat) and related meetings, will be held at the secretariat headquarters.

This year’s AMM Retreat is the first gathering of foreign ministers and heads of delegations under Indonesia’s Asean Chairmanship with the theme, “Asean Matters: Epicentrum of Growth”.

In a statement, Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said the Asean Coordinating Council meeting and AMM Retreat will discuss topics related to regional and international issues, including Myanmar.

Indonesia has also invited ‘non-political’ representative from Myanmar to take part in the meetings, she added.

Asean has banned leaders of Myanmar from participating in its top-level meetings to pressure them to comply with the peace plan, known as Five-Point Consensus, to help resolve their ongoing internal conflicts.

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