BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and leaders of the 10 ASEAN member nations issued a joint statement Friday at a summit commemorating the 20th anniversary of the China-ASEAN dialogue relations in Bali, Indonesia. The following is the full text of the statement………
…. Further Advancing the Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity
WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the People’s Republic of China, gathered on 18 November 2011 in Bali, Indonesia, on the occasion of the 14th ASEAN-China Summit, to commemorate the Twentieth Anniversary of the ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations;
Anotehr document named ASEAN Declaration on Cultural Diversity has also been signed at this occasion. The document promotes ASEAN Community and culture. It recognises the right of citizens of the region to conserve their cultural and artistic heritage.