1. We, the ASEAN Ministers/High-Level Representatives from Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, responsible for transnational crime matters, convened the Fourteenth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (hereinafter referred to as the 14th AMMTC) to consolidate and further strengthen regional cooperation in combating transnational crime. The 14th AMMTC was held virtually on 26 November 2020 and chaired by the AMMTC Leader of Viet Nam, General To Lam, Minister of Public Security of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
2. The Meeting was preceded by the Preparatory ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) for the 14th AMMTC, which was held virtually on 25 November 2020, and chaired by Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Son, SOMTC Leader of Viet Nam and Director General of Foreign Relations Department, Ministry of Public Security of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.