- The 24th Meeting of the ASEAN-EU Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) was held on 2 March 2017 in Jakarta.
- The meeting noted that 2017 marked the 40th Anniversary of the ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations, and further reaffirmed its commitment to strengthen ASEAN-EU relations, following the conclusions of the 21st ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting held in Bangkok on 13-14 October 2016.
- ASEAN and the EU exchanged views on developments in their respective regions. The EU welcomed the ongoing work to implement the ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together and its Blueprints, as well as ASEAN’s important contribution to promoting dialogue and cooperation for peace, security, stability and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. ASEAN welcomed the interest of the EU in furthering engagement with the region through all ASEAN-led processes.
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