News Release

From the Presidential Spokesperson – On ASEAN – Republic of Korea Summit

We are pleased to announce that the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit, which President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chaired, resulted in the following outcome documents:

• Chairman’s Statement of the 19th ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit
• Executive Report on the Progress of the Implementation of the ASEAN-Republic of Korea (ROK) Plan of Action to Implement the Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity (2016-2020).
• List of Activities for 2017 ASEAN-ROK Cultural Exchange Year

Also, in the ASEAN-ROK Summit, ASEAN leaders express desire for further economic trade, including liberalization between ASEAN and ROK.

Also, ASEAN leaders express grave concern on the latest development in the Korean peninsula and call for its peaceful denuclearization and early resumption of six-party talks and dialogue within the context of ASEAN legal framework.