Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC):
China is hosting Foreign Ministers from the 10 ASEAN countries. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi will also chair a meeting of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
- Lancang-Mekong Cooperation is a multilateral format established in 2016 for cooperation between the riparian states of the Lancang River and Mekong River.
- The Lancang is the part of the Mekong that flows through China.
- Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand are five downstream countries of the Mekong River.