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South Korean President to embark on Indonesia, India go to to attend ASEAN, G20 Summits

Seoul [South Korea], September 5 (ANI): South Korea’s President Yoon Suk Yeol, on Tuesday, will depart for Indonesia to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit after which will journey to India for the G20 summit, Yonhap News Agency reported.

This would be the second consecutive 12 months that the president will attend each gatherings, underscoring the significance his administration locations on boosting cooperation with a area famous for its strategic place within the US-China rivalry and its rising financial potential.

ASEAN contains Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

On Wednesday, Yoon will attend a South Korea-ASEAN summit and verify the present state of sensible cooperation between the 2 sides whereas additionally discussing areas of future cooperation, Principal Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Tae-hyo advised reporters final week, in accordance with Yonhap News Agency.

On the identical day he’ll attend an ASEAN Plus Three summit involving the ten member states, and South Korea, Japan and China to debate methods to understand an “East Asian community,” and the subsequent day, Thursday, the President will attend the East Asia Summit, a safety discussion board bringing collectively leaders from the ten ASEAN states and eight different nations, together with South Korea, the US and China.

Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the ASEAN-India Summit and East Asia Summit (EAS).

On Friday, South Korea’s President will journey to New Delhi, India, and attend two classes of the G20 summit the next day, together with one on local weather change and the surroundings, as per Yonhap News Agency.

On Sunday, the final day of his tour, Yoon is scheduled to go to the Raj Ghat memorial with different world leaders. He will then attend the third G20 session below the theme “One Future” to debate methods South Korea will contribute to constructing a free, peaceable and affluent future.

The Group of Twenty (G20) contains 19 nations (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tuuml;rkiye, United Kingdom and United States) and the European Union.

India assumed the G20 Presidency on December 1 final 12 months with the theme –‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’. (ANI)