Vietnam should urge Asean member states to prioritise regional interests, writes Pou Southirak. Photo: AFPVietnam should urge Asean member states to prioritise regional interests, writes Pou Southirak. Photo: AFP
Vietnam should urge Asean member states to prioritise regional interests, writes Pou Southirak. Photo: AFP
Pou Sothirak
Opinion

Opinion

Pou Sothirak

As Asean chair, Vietnam must deepen regional solidarity amid US-China rivalry

  • Asean has many pressing challenges today, including disputes in the South China Sea, the crisis surrounding the Mekong River, and the Covid-19 outbreak
  • If member states do not prioritise regional interests, Asean could be manipulated by larger powers seeking to advance their interests in the region

Vietnam should urge Asean member states to prioritise regional interests, writes Pou Southirak. Photo: AFPVietnam should urge Asean member states to prioritise regional interests, writes Pou Southirak. Photo: AFP
Vietnam should urge Asean member states to prioritise regional interests, writes Pou Southirak. Photo: AFP
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