[INNEWS Comprehensive Report] On August 13, Cambodian Prime Minister-designate Hun Manet met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at The Peace Palace.
It is reported that at 3:00 p.m. on August 12, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his party arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport, the capital of Cambodia, by special plane.
During the meeting, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China is willing to establish close ties with the new Cambodian government, keep in mind the original aspiration, continue to be friendly, and work together to promote the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between China and Cambodia to be in-depth and solid, and to open a high-quality, high-level , A new era of high-standard China-Cambodia Community of Shared Future.
Wang Yi said that China is willing to work with Cambodia to prepare for high-level exchanges in the next stage, to better integrate the “Belt and Road” initiative and the “Pentagonal Strategy” proposed by the Cambodian government, and to help Cambodia accelerate industrialization and agricultural modernization. The two sides should strengthen the exchange of experience in state governance and administration, promote cooperation in law enforcement and security, successfully organize the “China-Cambodia Friendship Year” series of activities, expand cultural, youth, and local sister-city exchanges between the two countries, and further consolidate the foundation of China-Cambodia friendship and public opinion.
Hun Manet said that Cambodia will continue to firmly abide by the one-China principle and will not interfere in China’s internal affairs. At the same time, at the invitation of the Chinese side, he will visit Beijing, China in mid-September this year, and attend the 20th China-ASEAN Expo and the third “Belt and Road” International Cooperation Summit Forum.
Hun Manet added that we look forward to intensifying high-level exchanges with China, strengthening strategic coordination, negotiating and signing a new version of the action plan for building a China-Cambodia community with a shared future as soon as possible, and promoting practical cooperation in agriculture, manufacturing, economic and trade investment, tourism and humanities to achieve more results. Build a better Cambodia-China community of shared future. And the realization of peace and stability in Cambodia has benefited from China’s strong support, and the rapid development it has achieved is inseparable from China’s selfless help. Thanks to China for attaching great importance to and continuously improving the Cambodia-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.
After a two-day official visit to Cambodia, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi led a delegation to leave Cambodia on the afternoon of August 13.
Hun Manet may visit China
It has been confirmed by many sources that the new Prime Minister Hun Manet will visit China.
According to a report by Cambodian National Television, the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is arranging a visit to China for Prime Minister Hun Manet of the new government.
According to a circular from the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the foreign ministers of China and Cambodia exchanged views on regional and international issues, and China reiterated its support for Cambodia’s initiatives within the international framework.
The two sides discussed at the meeting and arranged for Hun Manet to visit Beijing, China, and attend the 20th China-ASEAN Expo and the 3rd “Belt and Road” International Cooperation Summit Forum.