Asean summit in Vietnam postponed until end-June
published : 20 Mar 2020 at 08:29
HANOI: A summit of Southeast Asian and other international leaders scheduled in Vietnam early next month has been postponed until end-June due to worries about the coronavirus pandemic, Vietnam's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has informed leaders of other Southeast Asian countries about the postponement, the ministry said.
The 36th summit of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had been scheduled to take place on April 6-9 in Vietnam, the group's chair this year.