BEIJING, Nov. 20 — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen met with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in Phnom Penh on Nov. 20.
The Prime Minister extended his congratulations on the success of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and on the re-election of President Xi Jinping as general secretary of the CPC Central Committee. He pointed out that China‘s achievements over the past decade have historical significance in history, as a major country with great influence in the world, China maintains an unstoppable growing momentum. ASEAN-China relations hit a record high in history while Cambodia served as ASEAN’s rotating chair, Hun Sen said, adding that the Cambodian side is actively advancing the signing of the Code of Conduct (COC). in the South China Sea, and hopes to work with China to jointly safeguard peace and tranquility in the South China Sea. He also thanked the Chinese military for its great support and military development assistance Cambodian, and hoped that the two armies will continuously strengthen their cooperation in various fields. General Wei Fenghe, for his part, briefed the Premier on related information and important achievements of the 20th CPC National Congress. He said China and Cambodia are traditionally friendly neighbors who share a bond of brotherhood. Under the leadership of President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Hun Sen, building a community with a shared future for China and Cambodia has steadily advanced to new levels, and bilateral relations have been strengthened with new vitality over the years. time. In recent years, the two armies have overcome the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic and carried out pragmatic cooperation in high-level exchanges, mechanism construction, joint exercises, and training and culture talents, Wei said. He hopes the two armies can continue to deepen and expand communication and cooperation, make more contributions to the development of China-Cambodia comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership and jointly maintain peace and regional stability. General Wei Fenghe also held talks with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister General Tea Banh and met with Lieutenant General Hun Manet, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (ARC) and Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Army.