RECALLING the launch of the ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership as a comprehensive, action-oriented, and forward-looking initiative, comprising political and security cooperation, economic cooperation, and social and development cooperation, which was accepted at the ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference Session with the United States of America on 28 July 2005 in Vientiane;
FURTHER RECALLING the simultaneous announcement of the Joint Vision Statement on the ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership on 17 November 2005 in the capitals of ASEAN Member Countries and of the United States of America, which called on the ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the U.S. Secretary of State, with the assistance of the Senior Officials, to develop a Plan of Action to implement the ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership;
WELCOMING the constructive result of discussions on the draft Plan of Action in the ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue Relations framework, most recently during the 6th ASEAN-U.S. Informal Coordinating Mechanism (ICM) Meeting on 3-4 March 2006 and the 19th ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue Meeting on 23 May 2006;
ASEAN Member Countries and the United States of America hereby accept the Plan of Action to Implement the ASEAN-U.S. Enhanced Partnership, as attached, to bring forward cooperation in all areas of mutual interest.
DONE at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this Twenty-Seventh Day of July in the Year Two Thousand and Six, in two original copies in the English Language.
For Brunei Darussalam:
For the United States of America:
For the Kingdom of Cambodia:
For the Republic of Indonesia:
For the Lao People’s Democratic Republic:
For the Union of Myanmar:
For the Republic of the Philippines:
For the Republic of Singapore:
For the Kingdom of Thailand:
For the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam: