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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a political, economic, and cultural organization of countries located in Southeast Asia. Founded in 1967, its aim is to foster cooperation and mutual assistance among members. The countries meet regularly every November in summits.

The current member countries are:

It also conducts dialogue meetings with other countries like India, Japan, People's Republic of China, and the United States, as well as entities like the European Union.

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