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Hun Sen meets Australian, Cuban ambassadors to boost ties

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Ambassador Pabio Chiho Kang meets PM Hun Sen this morning. KT/Khem Sovannara

Prime Minister Hun Sen today met with newly-appointed Australian and Cuban ambassadors to boost cooperation and bilateral trade.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Eang Sophalleth, personal assistant to Mr Hun Sen, said that Australian ambassador Pablo Chiho Kang said that he will push for more Australian investment in the Kingdom.

“Mr Kang told the Prime Minister that he will encourage more cooperation between the two countries,” Mr Sophalleth said. “He said that he will push for more investment and bilateral trade with Cambodia.”

“In response, Samdech said that Cambodia and Australia have cooperation on many sectors such as in Asean and the region,” Mr Sophalleth said.

Mr Hun Sen also met with Cuban Ambassador Liurka Rodriguez Barrios at the Peace Palace to strengthen ties between the two nations.

Mr Sophalleth said that relationship between Cambodia and Cuba is historical as it has been forged for more than 60 years.

“She said that she will push for more cooperation between the two countries on health, education and trade,” he said.

“In response, the Prime Minister is willing to push for more cooperation. He also suggested officials of both countries need to review the agreements signed by both countries so that implementation is conducted,” Mr Sophalleth said.

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