The 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) was successfully held on 18-19 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
The ASEM summit brought together:
The summit was chaired by the European Council President Donald TUSK, European Commission President Jean-Claude JUNCKER and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica MOGHERINI, also represented the EU at the summit.
Discussions focused on the theme"Europe and Asia: Global Partners for Global Challenges".
Leaders sought to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between the two continents on a wide range of areas, including:
Read the press release here.