Asean chairman pledges close regional partnership to tackle international trade frictions

Published on 3 Nov 2019 5:12:25 PM

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) attended the opening ceremony of the 35th regional summit on Sunday (November 3), as Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chanocha - this year's Asean chairman - highlighted the need for close partnership and relations to overcome global challenges on international trade 'frictions'.