A Downing Street spokesperson said:
“The Prime Minister met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore ahead of the ASEM opening ceremony. Foreign Office Minister Mark Field also joined.
“The two leaders began by discussing the desire to deepen bilateral trade ties as well as potential UK involvement in the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership - CPTPP.
“They discussed strengthening cooperation between the UK, Singapore and others in Asia to boost shared prosperity and security - including by deepening the UK’s relationship with ASEAN.
“The Prime Minister reiterated the UK’s commitment to upholding the rules based international system, including maritime and regional security in South East Asia.”
Published 19 October 2018