Duterte to attend 37th Asean virtual summit from Nov. 12 to 15
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will join the virtual summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) from November 12 to 15, Malacañang said Wednesday.
“He [Duterte] will advance Philippine positions on public health emergency cooperation, regional economic integration, migrant workers’ rights, climate change, disaster risk reduction management, counter-terrorism, and the South China Sea issue,” a Palace statement said.
Duterte will also discuss with his counterparts the region’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, including the Asean community building, and regional and international developments, it added.
Vietnam will host the online summit with the theme “Cohesive and Responsive Asean.”
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