Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

Vietnam’s State and Party leaders have again affirmed they treasure and
give high priority to strengthening the good neighbourliness,
traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation with Cambodia.

Both President Truong Tan Sang and Politburo
member cum standing member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat Le
Hong Anh, made the statement while receiving a delegation of the
Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) headed by Senator Sim Kar, member of the
CPP Standing Committee, in Hanoi on March 28.

The two leaders expressed pleasure at the intensive, practical and
effective development in the relations between the two countries,
particularly the success of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Year in

They also valued the cooperation between the
two parties over the past time and wished that the two sides will
continue to effectively implement high-level agreements between the two
Parties and the two countries.

The Vietnamese
leaders said they believe under the reign of King Sihamoni and the
leadership of the Cambodian National Assembly, Senate and Government
with the CPP playing the key role, the Cambodian people will continue
reaping greater achievements during national construction and
successfully organize the upcoming National Assembly elections.

Sim Kar expressed his gratitude to Vietnam for its timely, effective
and precious assistance during Cambodia ’s struggle for national
liberation and current construction and defence. He said the CPP, the
Cambodian State and people will do their utmost to elevate the
traditional friendship between the two Parties and nations to a new

He affirmed that Cambodia will continue
working closely with Vietnam to implement agreements and joint
declarations between the two Parties and States.

The same day, Ngo Van Du, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party
Central Committee held talks with the CPP officials, during which the
two sides discussed measures to effectively implement agreements between
the two Parties and nations.

They also signed a cooperation agreement between the two Parties for the 2013 – 2014 period.-VNA

By vivian