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U.S. President Confirmed to Attend ASEAN Summit in November

PHNOM PENH: The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has confirmed that he will be coming to Cambodia in November to attend the U.S.-ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit.

According to a press statement issued by the White House on Friday, 28 October, President Biden will be in Phnom Penh from 12-13 November, to attend the two annual summits.

The statement pointed out that President Biden will reaffirm the enduring commitment of the United States to Southeast Asia and ASEAN centrality, building on the success of the historic U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, D.C. earlier this year.

While in Cambodia, the U.S. President is also expected to underscore the importance of U.S.-ASEAN cooperation in ensuring security and prosperity in the region, and the wellbeing of the combined one billion people in the United States and ASEAN.

As the 2022 ASEAN Chair, Cambodia will be hosting the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits and Related Summits from 8-13 November.

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