ASEAN leaders agree to work together on regional economy, security

ASEAN leaders have agreed to work together on regional economy and security.

The agreement came at the conclusion of this year`s first ASEAN summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday.      

Addressing a news conference, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha who was chairman of the Summit, urged the member countries to complete negotiations for the China-initiated Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership pact.

He hailed the Association`s agreement on the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific as a significant step for the region.

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