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Hor Namhong to lead delegation to Indonesia

Hor Namhong to lead delegation to Indonesia

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong will lead a delegation to attend the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Retreat in Lombok, Indonesia, from January 15-17, at the request of his Indonesian counterpart Marty Natalegawa. According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday, the meeting will provide attendees an opportunity to exchange points of view on international and regional issues, community building within ASEAN, and ASEAN connectivity. A meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council is also scheduled on the sidelines of the retreat, to review the implementation of a Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity, which was adopted in October. Hor Namhong is also expected to hold bilateral talks with Natalegawa during his time in the country.

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