ASEAN’s foreign ministers renewed calls for intensified engagement with all conflicting parties in Myanmar, as the crisis has dragged on just over two years since the military took power from the former civilian administration led by Aung San Suu Kyi.
Hun Manet, deputy commander-in-chief of the Royal Cambodia Armed Forces (RCAF), and commander of the army, is paying an official three-day visit to India to forge stronger defence ties between the militaries of the two countries.
Cambodia pursues an independent rules-based foreign policy that upholds its core interests, guarantees sovereignty and peace, and boosts economic ties, said foreign minister Prak Sokhonn.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on members of the Cambodian diaspora abroad to visit the Kingdom and witness its development for themselves, reiterating that his policy is one of reconciliation, with the national interest foremost.
The leadership of Cambodia and Thailand have always had an excellent relationship, and the two kingdoms cooperate closely in terms of politics, security and trade relations, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn departed Cambodia on February 2 for the Indonesian capital Jakarta to attend the 32nd ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) and ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ (AMM) Retreat on February 3-4.
Prime Minister Hun Sen announced plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to buy agricultural products from farmers to prevent traders from artificially lowering prices – if the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is re-elected
Rong Chhun, an outspoken political activist who had served time in prison in recent years, has announced his intention to enter politics with the Candlelight Party (CP) and run in the parliamentary election this July.
Indian and Cambodian officials on January 30 planted 70 trees at Jayavarman-Norodom Phnom Kulen National Park in Siem Reap, in a ceremony held to commemorate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two nations and to inspire people to care for the forest.
At its recently concluded congress, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) announced five strategic goals, among other major policies, to guide the direction of the new government if it is once again re-elected.