Washington (FN), May 14 – ASEAN and the United States reaffirmed their shared commitment to strengthen and build more comprehensive ASEAN-US Dialogue Relations, which have long been indispensable to ASEAN and the US, as well as the broader region and the international community, in order to continue promoting and maintaining peace, security, stability and prosperity in the region; to ensure that relations remain adaptable to meet new challenges; and to appropriately cooperate in international and regional fora of which ASEAN Member States and the US are members, according to the joint vision statement.

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