Mongolia attends 22nd Ministerial Meeting of ASEAN Regional Forum in Kuala Lumpur
Bishkek (AKIpress) – Mongolian delegation headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs Lundeg Purevsuren took part in the 22nd Ministerial Meeting of ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) that took place on August 4-6 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Purevsuren spoke about Mongolia’s position on the regional and international security and the government’s activities. He also recalled that Mongolia is co-hosting with Philippines the ARF Seminar on advertizing Mongolia’s “free of nuclear weapons” status on September 3-4 in Ulaanbaatar.
ASEAN Regional Forum focuses on preventing disasters, fighting terrorism and transnational crimes, ensuring maritime security, non-proliferation of mass-destructive weapons, disarmament, peacekeeping and defense cooperation.
This year, the session was attended by Foreign Ministers of 27 countries: Brunei, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Philippines, Australia, the U.S., South Korea, India, Canada, Russia, and many others.