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ASEAN Declaration
Type multilateral treaty
Signed 8 August 1967 (1967-08-08)
Location Bangkok, Thailand
Original
signatories
 Indonesia
 Malaysia
 Philippines
 Singapore
 Thailand

The ASEAN Declaration or Bangkok Declaration is the first document of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It was signed in Bangkok on 8 August 1967 by the first five ASEAN members, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. The date is now celebrated as ASEAN Day.

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