21st ASEAN Summit opens in Phnom Penh

21st ASEAN Summit 2012. 21st ASEAN Summit  opens in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The 21st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit opened in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh on Sunday with ASEAN Community building high on the agenda.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, the rotating chair of ASEAN this year, presided over the summit under the theme “One Community, One Destiny”.

The Summit provides a valuable opportunity for leaders to engage on key strategic, political and economic issues of common concern, with the aim of promoting stability and economic prosperity in the region.

Founded in 1967, ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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