JAKARTA, 3 December 2014 – The Danish Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Casper Klynge, presented his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, yesterday at the ASEAN Secretariat.

SG Minh welcomed Ambassador Klynge and expressed appreciation to the Government of Denmark for its commitment to further strengthen relations between ASEAN and Denmark.  

Ambassador Klynge reiterated that Denmark remains committed to work with ASEAN and is keen in pursuing cooperation in areas such as human rights, democracy and maritime security issues. He also reaffirmed that Denmark stands ready to collaborate with ASEAN directly or through the ASEAN-EU cooperation framework.

SG Minh briefed Ambassador Klynge on recent developments in ASEAN, including measures and challenges faced by ASEAN in its integration efforts. They also discussed common concerns on current regional and international issues.