Russia — ASEAN Summit

Russia — ASEAN Commemorative Summit held in Sochi on 19–20 May 2016, has been widely covered by the global mass–media. The most insightful publications are presented below.

The Summit's official website

Russia – ASEAN Summit. Sochi, May 19-20 2016
http://russia-asean20.ru

Other resources

Russia Proposes Broad Economic Cooperation Between EEU, ASEAN, SCO
http://sputniknews.com/politics/20160519/1039901768/russia-eeu-asean-summit.html

Putin Believes Creation of ASEAN-EEU Free Trade Zone Possible
http://sputniknews.com/business/20160520/1039956435/putin-asean-eeu.html

After 20 years Russia makes first inroads into ASEAN
http://rbth.com/international/2016/05/20/after-20-years-russia-makes-first-inroads-into-asean_596093

Rosneft, Singapore’s Keppel to form joint venture
http://rbth.com/news/2016/05/20/rosneft-singapores-keppel-to-form-joint-venture_594751

Russia, Cambodia conclude military-technical cooperation agreement
http://tass.ru/en/defense/876197

ASEAN looking forward to expanding ties with Eurasian Economic Union — official
http://tass.ru/en/economy/877143

Russia ready to supply oil to all ASEAN countries — energy minister
http://tass.ru/en/economy/877060

Russia: A new strategic partner for ASEAN?
http://rbth.com/opinion/2016/05/19/russia-a-new-strategic-partner-for-asean_594339

Russia-ASEAN summit to help solve regional security problems: Putin
http://en.reseauinternational.net/russia-asean-summit-to-help-solve-regional-security-problems-putin/

What does General Prayuth expect from Russia?
http://rbth.com/business/2016/05/19/what-does-general-prayuth-expect-from-russia_594597

ASEAN—Russia identify areas for business cooperation
https://www.forumspb.com/en/2016/sections/22/materials/196/news/490

ASEAN ready to ‘seriously look into’ free-trade deal with Russia-led EAEU – Malaysian PM to RT
https://www.rt.com/news/343853-asean-eaeu-trade-deal-malaysia/

Russia-ASEAN: Towards strategic partnership
https://www.rt.com/op-edge/344209-asean-russia-summit-partnership/

Moscow enhances defense ties with ASEAN at summit
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Moscow-enhances-defense-ties-with-ASEAN-at-summit

Putin Pushes Nuclear Power To Southeast Asia
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2016/05/20/putin-pushes-nuclear-power-to-southeast-asia/#2815d75e2e0a

HK : Sochi ASEAN summit: Russia eyes economic expansion in SE Asia
http://atimes.com/2016/05/sochi-asean-summit-russia-eyes-economic-expansion-in-southeast-asia/

AEC News : Vietnam : Vietnam, Russia agree to intensify comprehensive strategic ties
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/aec/Vietnam-Russia-agree-to-intensify-comprehensive-st-30286124.html

Asia News Network : Indonesia, Russia business ties hit new high
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/business/Indonesia-Russia-business-ties-hit-new-high-30286489.html

Cambodia : Hun Sen Returns With Russian Trade Deals
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sen-returns-with-russian-trade-deals-112901/

Cambodia : Prime Minister Departs for Moscow Ahead of Asean Summit
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/pm-departs-for-moscow-ahead-of-asean-summit-112710/

Indonesia : Indonesia turns to Russia for weaponry
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/05/21/indonesia-turns-to-russia-for-weaponry.html

Indonesia : Snubbed by West, Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for ASEAN Leaders
http://en.tempo.co/read/beritafoto/42015/Snubbed-by-West-Russia-Rolls-Out-Red-Carpet-for-ASEAN-Leaders

Malaysia : Asean-Russia summit historical, PM says
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/asean-russia-summit-historica-pm-says

Malaysia : Najib And Putin Strengthen Friendship Over Dinner And Look Forward To Celebrating 50th Annniversary Of Diplomatic Ties
http://www.malaysiandigest.com/news/612095-najib-and-putin-strengthen-friendship-further-over-dinner-and-look-forward-to-celebrating-50th-annniversary-of-diplomatic-ties.html

Malaysia : Asean warming to idea of free trade with EAEU, says PM
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/05/23/asean-warming-to-idea-of-free-trade-with-eaeu-says-pm/

Malaysia : PM Najib: Asean to enter Free Trade Agreement with EAEU
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/05/146874/pm-najib-asean-enter-free-trade-agreement-eaeu

Malaysia : MH17 among issues in Malaysia-Russia bilateral talks
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/05/20/malaysia-russia-to-further-enhance-bilateral-trade-tourist-arrivals/

Myanmar : President U Htin Kyaw arrives in Sochi for Russia-ASEAN summit
http://mizzima.com/news-international/president-u-htin-kyaw-arrives-sochi-russia-asean-summit

Philippines (Atimes) : Philippines eyes potential in ASEAN-SCO-EEU cooperation
http://atimes.com/2016/05/philippines-eyes-potential-in-asean-sco-eeu-cooperation/

Philippines : Russia developing military cooperation with PH, other ASEAN countries
http://www.update.ph/2016/04/russia-developing-military-cooperation-with-ph-other-asean-countries/4725

Philippines : Putin wants boost of economic cooperation with ASEAN
http://www.mb.com.ph/putin-wants-boost-of-economic-cooperation-with-asean/

Philippines : Russia forging new level of strategic partnership with ASEAN – Putin
http://www.update.ph/2016/05/russia-forging-new-level-of-strategic-partnership-with-asean-putin/5546

Singapore : Russia plays a valuable role in maintaining regional peace and stability, says PM Lee
http://www.todayonline.com/world/russia-plays-valuable-role-maintaining-regional-peace-and-stability-says-pm-lee

Singapore : Asean, Russia can do more to build on links: Leaders
http://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/asean-russia-can-do-more-to-build-on-links-leaders

Thailand : PM expresses interest in Russian military hardware
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/politics/PM-expresses-interest-in-Russian-military-hardware-30286031.html

PM Lee Hsien Loong meets Russian President Vladimir Putin, affirms deepening bilateral ties
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/pm-lee-hsien-loong-meets-russian-president-vladimir-putin-affirms-deepening-bilateral-ties

Thailand : Russian tanks, helicopters on Prayut's agenda
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/security/975385/russian-tanks-helicopters-on-prayuts-agenda

Thailand : Army seeks to buy Russian helicopters
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/security/977153/army-seeks-to-buy-russian-helicopters

Thailand : General Russia vows to aid Thai drugs fight
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/982965/russia-vows-to-aid-thai-drugs-fight

Thailand : PM Prayut well satisfied with Russia visit
http://news.thaivisa.com/thailand/pm-prayut-well-satisfied-with-russia-visit/142821/

Thailand : Prayut woos Russia at Moscow business forum
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/politics/Prayut-woos-Russia-at-Moscow-business-forum-30286274.html

Thailand : Big Russian groups eye cooperation with Thai firms
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/business/Big-Russian-groups-eye-cooperation-with-Thai-firms-30286569.html

Thailand expects Russia and ASEAN economic ties to grow
https://ethailand.com/business-news/thailand-russia-asean-ties-to-grow/2679/

Thailand : Armed to the teeth, enemies unknown
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/Armed-to-the-teeth-enemies-unknown-30286548.html

Vietnam : PM affirms prioritisation of Russia in diplomatic policy
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/297050/pm-affirms-prioritisation-of-russia-in-diplomatic-policy.html

Vietnam : PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc meets ASEAN counterparts in Sochi
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/297090/pm-nguyen-xuan-phuc-meets-asean-counterparts-in-sochi.html

Russia-ASEAN Summit to affirm bilateral ties’ growing significance
http://en.vietnamplus.vn/russiaasean-summit-to-affirm-bilateral-ties-growing-significance/93447.vnp

 



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