Cambodia says ASEAN FMs to discuss COVID-19 via video conference

Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will hold a meeting via video conference on Thursday to discuss collective response to the rapid spread of the COVID-19, said a Cambodian foreign ministry statement on Wednesday.

The ASEAN Coordinating Council meeting on COVID-19 via video conference was initiated by Vietnam, the current chair of ASEAN, the statement said, adding that Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will take part in the meeting from Phnom Penh.

“During the meeting, the ASEAN Foreign Ministers will discuss and exchange views on ASEAN collective response to the rapid outbreak of the COVID-19 as well as the preparation for the Special ASEAN Summit and the ASEAN Plus Three Special Summit on COVID-19 in the near future,” it said.

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