Europe hosts southeast Asian leaders as own crises mount


              European Union heads of state and counterparts from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations pose for a group photo during an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              European Council President Charles Michel, right, speaks with ndonesia's President Joko Widodo, center, during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              European Council President Charles Michel speaks during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, and European Council President Charles Michel listen to a musical performance during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos speaks during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos, center right, shakes hands with the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, center left, during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz, left, and the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, second right, attend a round table meeting during the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
            
              Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, right, speaks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, center, as they attend a round table meeting during the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
            
              European Union heads of state and counterparts from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations pose for a group photo during an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              European Council President Charles Michel, right, speaks with ndonesia's President Joko Widodo, center, during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              European Council President Charles Michel speaks during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, and European Council President Charles Michel listen to a musical performance during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos speaks during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos, center right, shakes hands with the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, center left, during the opening ceremony at an EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
            
              Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz, left, and the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, second right, attend a round table meeting during the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
            
              European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, speaks with Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, second right, and Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte, center, during a round table meeting at the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
            
              Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, right, speaks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, center, as they attend a round table meeting during the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
            
              Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte speaks with the media as he arrives for the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
            
              Netherland's Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, arrives for the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
            
              European Council President Charles Michel, left, shakes hands with Laos Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh during a bilateral meeting ahead of the EU-ASEAN summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. EU and ASEAN leaders meet in Brussels for a one day summit to discuss the EU-ASEAN strategic partnership, trade relations and various international topics. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, Pool)