We, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the People’s Republic of China, gathered on 13 November 2017 in Manila, Philippines at the 20th ASEAN-China Summit;

Recalling the Joint Statement of the 19th ASEAN-China Summit to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations adopted on 7 September 2016 whereby the parties committed, among others, to strengthen dialogue and cooperation to address common security issues, including combating transnational threats and other non-traditional security challenges in pursuit of regional peace and stability;

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