Seventh East Asia Summit

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Seventh East Asia Summit
Host country Cambodia
Date 20 November 2012
Cities Phnom Penh
Participants EAS

The Seventh East Asia Summitt was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 20 November 2012.[1]

Attending delegations[edit]

The heads of state/heads of government of the eighteen countries are expected to participate in the summit.


The ongoing tensions arising from the territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the disputes in the East China Sea (the Senkaku Islands/Diaoyu Islands) overshadowed the effort to advance the trade and economic arrangements between members of the Summit.[2]

Vladimir Putin did not attend and was represented by the Russian Foreign Minister. The other members' leaders attended.

The Chairman's statement[3] noted progress in the areas of environment and energy, education, finance, global health issues and pandemic diseases, natural disaster mitigation and ASEAN connectivity.