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Italy eyes stronger ties with ASEAN


Bangkok, Feb 10 (IANS/AKI) will seek to boost its relations with the trading bloc, its said on Friday during a visit to the region.

"wants to strengthen relations with and will organise the 2nd High Level Dialogue ASEAN-Economic Relations in in April," said in a tweet about his remarks during a meeting here with his Thai counterpart ahead of a meeting with Thai Prayuth Chan-O-Cha.

Earlier on Friday, addressed the Italian-Thai Business Forum in together with Italy's to Thailand,

"Discussed with CEOs accounting for over 50 percent of Thai GDP the excellent investment opportunities in in a wide range of and promotion of clean fuel and gas," he tweeted.

Alfano was on the final leg of a three-day trip to that took in Indonesia, and

"Extremely satisfied at the quality discussions held with the political and business leaders in Indonesia, and Thailand," read an earlier tweet.

Indonesia, Singapore and are all members of ASEAN, whose ten members' GDP is $2.3 trillion.



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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 00:08 IST