Vietnam, Cambodia boost good neighborliness, traditional friendship, long-term cooperation

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen on Wednesday (local time) on the occasion of attending the Special ASEAN-US Summit and his working visit to the US and the United Nations headquarters.

The two leaders expressed their satisfaction with the positive developments in the bilateral cooperation in recent times, especially the maintenance of meetings and high level delegation exchanges, as well as cooperation mechanisms in all channels. Two-way trade kept a positive growth momentum, hitting 3.37 billion USD in the first quarter of 2022, up 24.9% year-on-year.

In order to continue promoting the "good neighborliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable and long-term cooperation" between the two countries in the coming time, the two PMs agreed to promote the exchange of high-level delegations during the Vietnam-Cambodia, Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Year 2022 and jointly organize meaningful activities to celebrate the 55th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations.

The two sides pledged efforts to maintain trade-investment development; promote tourism; effectively use the border gate system to facilitate trade and people-to-people exchanges; and jointly build a border of peace and friendship between the two countries.

Source: VOV5