• Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha delivers his speech at the Prosperity For All Summit, the parallel event of the 30th ASEAN Leaders' Summit at metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Friday, April 28, 2017
    Last update: 15:22 05.08.2017
    15:22 05.08.2017

    ASEAN Foreign Ministers Concerned Over Escalation on Korean Peninsula

    The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) expressed in a statement on Saturday their concern over the high tensions on the Korean Peninsula and urged North Korea to denuclearize in line with the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

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  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
    Last update: 23:13 04.08.2017
    23:13 04.08.2017

    Lavrov to Take Part in ASEAN Meetings in Philippines

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Sergey Lavrov will visit the Philippines on August 6-8 to participate in a number of events organized by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gets off his plane upon his arrival in Mexico City on February 22, 2017
    Last update: 03:12 04.08.2017
    03:12 04.08.2017

    Awkward: US, North Korean Diplomats Will Be in Same Room, Won’t Talk

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s meeting with foreign diplomats in Manila at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum next Monday could get awkward: Washington’s representative won’t utter a word to the North Korean emissaries there, even when they’re between the same four walls.

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  • Aerial view of the US Embassy Manila
    Last update: 20:55 03.08.2017
    20:55 03.08.2017

    Philippines Refuses to Expel N Korea From ASEAN Forum Despite US Calls

    The Philippines is not going to bar North Korea from participation in the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional security forum, set to be held on August 7 in Manila, despite the calls of the United States, the spokesman for the Philippine Foreign Ministry, Robespierre Bolivar, said Thursday.

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  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) walks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before their meeting at the State Department in Washington, U.S
    Last update: 11:18 02.08.2017
    11:18 02.08.2017

    Russia Preparing Lavrov-Tillerson Meeting in Manila on ASEAN Sidelines - Deputy Minister

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov stated that Moscow is preparing a meeting between Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the ASEAN forum.

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  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) walks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before their meeting at the State Department in Washington, U.S
    Last update: 22:55 01.08.2017
    22:55 01.08.2017

    Lavrov, Tillerson to Meet at East Asia Summit's FMM This Weekend - Source

    A source in the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson are expected to hold a meeting on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting.

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