Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary to go to Asia-Europe Meeting
Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary to attend Asia-Europe
Foreign Affairs Under-Secretary
Fletcher Tabuteau will travel to Myanmar this weekend to
attend the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Foreign Ministers
meeting being chaired by Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San
“I look forward to the meeting with the
Asia and European representatives from two regions which are
of great importance to New Zealand,” Mr Tabuteau says.
The main issues to be discussed at this year’s ASEM
meeting, which takes place on 20-21 November in Nay Pyi Taw,
will be North Korea, nuclear non-proliferation, economic
development, and connectivity.
“I will also take
the opportunity to discuss the crisis in northern Rakhine
with the Myanmar authorities,” Mr Tabuteau says.
While visiting Myanmar, Mr Tabuteau will also meet with
alumni of New Zealand education programmes and the New
Zealand Chamber of Commerce in
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