雅加达,202010月14日

今天,东盟和日本的高级官员在第35届东盟日本论坛上重申了进一步加强双边关系和促进互利合作的承诺。

网络会议注意到过去一年中东盟与日本合作取得的良好进展,包括通过执行现行的实施计划以促进广泛领域的合作。会议强调了东盟和日本在应对COVID-19大流行方面的密切合作。东盟赞赏日本对建立东盟公共卫生突发事件和新兴疾病中心的支持,以及对COVID-19东盟应急基金的捐款,以及日本对东盟其他倡议的支持。双方同意在疫情结束后的恢复中加强合作,特别是在减轻COVID-19的经济影响方面。会议强调了维护区域贸易和投资,确保区域供应链(包括通过实施东盟-日本经济抗灾行动计划)以及致力于今年签署《区域全面经济伙伴关系协定》的承诺。

此外,双方同意在其他领域加强合作,例如数字技术,中小企业发展,气候变化,灾害管理,互联互通和智慧城市。东盟欢迎日本对《东盟印度洋展望》(AOIP)的支持,以及日本致力于在AOIP概述的领域中促进与东盟的实际合作的承诺。会见中,双方就共同关心和关切的区域问题交换了意见。高官们重申了维持和促进南中国海上空飞越的和平,安全,稳定和航行自由的重要性。他们还强调必须继续和平对话并执行联合国安全理事会有关决议,以在无核化的朝鲜半岛实现持久和平。

JAKARTA, 14 October 2020 – Today, Senior Officials of ASEAN and Japan reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen relations and advance mutually beneficial cooperation at the 35th ASEAN Japan-Forum. .

The virtual meeting noted the good progress made in ASEAN-Japan cooperation over the past year, including through the implementation of the current Implementation Plan to promote cooperation across a wide range of areas.

The Meeting highlighted the close cooperation between ASEAN and Japan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ASEAN appreciated Japan’s support towards the establishment of the ASEAN Centre for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases Centre and contribution to the COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund, as well as Japan’s support for other initiatives of ASEAN.

Both sides agreed to enhance cooperation in the post-pandemic recovery, particularly in mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19.

The meeting stressed the commitment to maintain regional trade and investment, to ensure regional supply chain including through the implementation of the ASEAN-Japan Economic Resilience Action Plan, and work towards signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement this year.

Further, both sides agreed to strengthen cooperation in other areas such as digital technology, MSMEs development, climate change, disaster management, connectivity, and smart city.

ASEAN welcomed Japan’s support for the ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific (AOIP), and Japan’s commitment to promote practical cooperation with ASEAN in the areas outlined in the AOIP.

At the meeting, both sides exchanged views on regional issues of common interest and concern. The Senior Officials reaffirmed the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, security, stability, and freedom of navigation in and overflight above the South China Sea. They also stressed the importance of continued peaceful dialogue and implementation of relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions towards achieving lasting peace in a denuclearised Korean Peninsula.

The ASEAN Secretariat