JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Vietnamese president joins talks with Cambodian leaders during state visit

Vietnamese president joins talks with Cambodian leaders during state visit

Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 16:48 GMT+7
Vietnamese president joins talks with Cambodian leaders during state visit
Vietnamese State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) joins talks with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh, December 21, 2021. Photo: Voice of Vietnam

Vietnam's State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined talks with King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, as part of his state visit to the neighboring country on Tuesday and Wednesday.

This trip, marking Phuc’s first official visit to Cambodia in his role as state president, is among a series of activities to celebrate the Vietnam - Cambodia Year of Friendship and the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. 

The meeting between President Phuc and King Sihamoni followed a welcome ceremony on Tuesday morning.

During the dialogue, the Cambodian leader believed that the visit will make important contributions to the two nations’ neighborliness, traditional friendship, comprehensive cooperation, and long-term sustainability.

The king congratulated Vietnam on its achievements in both internal and external affairs, which have elevated the country’s position in the region and the world.

Both sides vowed to give the top priority to fostering the two countries’ bilateral relationship. 

They also expressed their delight at the activities to be held during the 2022 Vietnam - Cambodia Year of Friendship on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

Vietnamese State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh, December 21, 2021. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

Vietnamese State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) meets with King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh, December 21, 2021. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

During his talks with PM Hun Sen, which took place later the same day, President Phuc congratulated Cambodia over the great accomplishments in socio-economic development and COVID-19 prevention and control.

The two leaders expressed their appreciation for the comprehensive development of the Vietnam-Cambodia ties over the past 55 years.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, both nations have made efforts to maintain mutual visits and high-level discussions as well as optimize bilateral cooperative mechanisms.

Two-way trade topped US$8.63 billion in the first 11 months of 2021, up 84 percent year on year.

The leaders agreed on further deepening cooperation in security and defense, and promoting connectivity between the two economies, especially in transport, telecoms, trade, investment, finance and banking, agriculture, tourism, and energy.

The two sides will speed up negotiations on mutual recognition of each other’s vaccine passports.

They reached consensus on the implementation of border treaties and agreements.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Tuoi Tre News

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

‘Taste of Australia’ gala dinner held in Ho Chi Minh City after 2-year hiatus

Taste of Australia Gala Reception has returned to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Latest news

Vietnam Q2 GDP growth quickens alongside price pressures

Vietnam's economy grew at a 7.72% annual pace in the second quarter on the back of robust exports, government data showed on Wednesday, though authorities noted challenges such as rising inflation for the second half of the year