Phnom Penh (FN), Sep. 18 – Cambodia, as the host of the 13th ASEM Summit (ASEM13), co-chaired with Slovenia, as the president of the European Council, the 3rd ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting (ASEM SOM) on 16-17 September 2021 via a videoconference.

During this two-day Meeting, ASEM SOM Leaders actively discussed the draft ASEM13 Chair’s Statement to be adopted at the ASEM13. ASEM SOM Leaders agreed to have another round of drafting session later this month to discuss some remaining issues, according to the press release on the meeting outcomes dated 17 September 2021.

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