Under Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship, on 16 November 2012, Her Excellency Dr. SOEUNG Rathchavy, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, chaired the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting at the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.
 
Delegations from all ASEAN Member States, and ASEAN Secretariat attended the Meeting.

The Meeting discussed the preparations for the 8th Meeting of the ASEAN Political-Security Community Council (APSC Council), the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), the 11th Meeting of ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC). The Meeting also discussed the overall preparations for the 21st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits including the preparations for ASEAN Global Dialogue which will be held from 18 to 20 November 2012.

The Meeting also discussed the preparation for accession of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia.

(Source: General Department of ASEAN, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation)