Defence Minister General Tea Banh will soon pay an official visit to Laos for a defence meeting between Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
According to a statement from the ministry yesterday, Gen Banh’s visit will take place from Saturday until Wednesday, for the purpose of a meeting between the three countries’ defence ministers.
During his visit, he will also have two separate meetings one-on-one with each country’s defence minister.
The statement added that all sides will sign a protocol of cooperation for their defence ministries at the conclusion of the meetings.
Defence Ministry spokesman Chhum Socheat said the meetings would focus on cooperation to secure the region and battle terrorism.
He added that each meeting would also include discussions on border cooperation.