Hanoi, Vietnam 
November 14, 2020

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte joins his fellow Heads of State/Government in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), alongside the other Leaders in the East Asia Summit (EAS), for the 15th EAS via virtual convention on November 14, 2020.

The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a premier Leaders-led forum that serves as an avenue for discussions on significant strategic matters in the Indo-Pacific region.

Today’s Summit centers on discussions to further strengthen the EAS platform and boost its responsiveness to emerging challenges. Leaders also share insights on matters of regional and international concerns including the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis and cooperation among EAS participating countries in achieving sustainable economic recovery.

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