PM meets Singapore, Philippines leaders

Published: 18th November 2012 10:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2012 10:45 PM   |  A+A-


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday held bilateral meetings with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Philippines President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to discuss various issues including maritime piracy and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement.

Officials said the prime minister discussed ways to deepen India's engagement with the Asean nations and the countries in the region.

The prime minister arrived at the Cambodian capital earlier in the day to attend the 10th Asean-India Summit and the 7th East Asia Summit.

The Asean economic ministers firmed up the draft of the RCEP, an agreement between the East Asia countries, in August. The summit would take a view on it.

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