27 April 2015

After the opening ceremony of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, the ten leaders of the ASEAN member states discussed the establishment of the ASEAN Community, its post-2015 vision and its external relations.

In his statement during the plenary, President Benigno S. Aquino III called for an ASEAN Centrality, stating further that it is integral in strengthening the community for a more progressive ASEAN.

The President also said that the year 2015 is a milestone for the ASEAN considering that the economies and the people within the region have truly become “one community with a common vision of peace and prosperity.”

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