Eighth East Asia Summit

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Eighth East Asia Summit
Host countryBrunei
DateOctober 9–10, 2013
CitiesBandar Seri Begawan
ParticipantsEAS members
FollowsSeventh East Asia Summit
PrecedesNinth East Asia Summit

The Eighth East Asia Summit was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on October 9–10, 2013. The East Asia Summit is an annual meeting of national leaders from the East Asian region and adjoining countries.

Attending delegations

The heads of state and heads of government of eighteen countries took part in the summit.



Russian President Vladimir Putin did not attend and was represented by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. US President Barack Obama did not attend due to the United States federal government shutdown of 2013 and was represented by Secretary of State John Kerry. The other members' leaders attended.


  1. ^ The Eighth East Asia Summit 2013

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