1. ASEAN strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack in Marawi, Lanao del Sur Province, Philippines on 3 December 2023, which resulted in the loss of innocent lives and caused injuries to more than 50 people.  

2. We extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wish the injured a speedy recovery.  

3. We fully support the efforts of the Government of the Philippines in addressing the situation and    bringing the perpetrators to justice.  

4. We stand in solidarity and are ready to work with the Government and people of the Philippines during this difficult time. We also reaffirm our commitment to continue, strengthen, and enhance regional counterterrorism cooperation to prevent recurrence of terrorist incident in the future.  

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