WE, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, People’s Republic of China, Republic of India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Russian Federation, and the United States of America on the occasion of the 13th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Singapore, on 15 November 2018;

RECALLING the EAS Statement on Non-Proliferation adopted at the 11th EAS in 2016, wherein EAS Leaders reaffirmed their support for efforts at the national, regional and international levels to promote nuclear disarmament, nuclear non-proliferation and peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and the importance of nuclear security to combating nuclear terrorism, and encouraging EAS participating countries to accelerate work on nuclear security objectives;

NOTING commitments in the field of nuclear safety and security, and recognising the importance of turning these commitments into actions;

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