Russia and ASEAN
Russia and ASEAN
History of ASEAN — Russia Dialogue Partnership
Dialogue ASEAN — Russia was launched in July 1991 when Russian representatives where invited by the Malaysian Government to attend an ASEAN Ministerial Meeting.
ASEAN — Russia Cooperation Mechanisms
The ASEAN Dialogue Partnership system took shape in the 1970s and is based on a system of dialogues with leading world powers through ministerial meetings, conferences and working groups.
ASEAN — Russia summits
The first ASEAN — Russia Summit took place in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on 13 December 2005. ASEAN made a decision on its convocation at association's 10th Summit held in Laos in November 2004.
Diplomatic relations between Russia and Brunei were established on 1 October 1991. 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of dialogue between Russia and Brunei.
Within bilateral relationships Russia and Cambodia work together on the Russian-Cambodian Intergovernmental Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation.
The most promising areas for bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and Russia are nanotechnology, energy, peaceful space exploration, oil and gas, raw agriculture, medicine, pharmaceuticals, education and tourism.
Diplomatic relations between Russia and Laos were established on 7 October 1960. On 31 December 1991 Laos recognised Russia as a sovereign state and the successor to the USSR.
Culture is an important part of bilateral relations between Malaysia and Russia. Currently, Russian universities have over 4,000 students from Malaysia (mostly in medical specialties).
Russia and Myanmar primarily cooperate in transport, mining, energy and education and in the fight against the drug threat.
Russia and the Philippines maintain constructive cooperation at the UN and on regional venues such as ASEAN – Russia Dialogue Partnership, APEC, EAS, ARF, ADMM-Plus, ACD, AIPA and APPF.
Singapore and Russia established diplomatic relations on 1 June 1968. Since then the countries’ foreign ministries have maintained regular dialogue.
The agreement to establish diplomatic relations between Russia and Thailand was reached during King Chulalongkorn’s (Rama V) visit to St Petersburg in July 1897.
Vietnam was the first country with which the Eurasian Economic Union, which includes Russia, signed a free trade agreement (the document was signed on 29 May 2015).