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Foreign relations of Singapore

Singapore is nonaligned[?]. It is a member of the United Nations--occupying a rotational seat on the UN Security Council 2001-02--and several of its specialized and related agencies, and also of the Commonwealth. Singapore has participated in UN peacekeeping/observer missions in Kuwait, Angola, Namibia, Cambodia, and East Timor. Singapore supports the concept of Southeast Asian regionalism and plays an active role in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum.

Disputes - international: two islands in dispute with Malaysia

Illicit drugs: transit point for Golden Triangle[?] heroin going to North America, Western Europe, and the Third World; also a money laundering center

See also : Singapore



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