Cambodian, Finnish FMs explore ways to enhance ties

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong met on February 18 with his visiting Finnish counterpart Erkki Tuomioja to discuss ways to promote bilateral ties and regional cooperation for mutual benefits.

Photo courtesy of Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Photo courtesy of Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Speaking at a joint press briefing after the meeting, Hor Namhong said it was a fruitful discussion in strengthening and expanding bilateral relations and cooperation in all fields.

“I also briefed Tuomioja about Cambodia’s current political, social and economic situation,” he said.

He also expressed gratitude to Finland for assisting Cambodia in land title registrations and mine clearance.

For his part, Tuomioja said Finland and Cambodia have enjoyed niceties for decades and added that Finland is looking forward to further enhancing relations and cooperation with Cambodia for mutual interests.

He hailed Cambodia for its rapid socio-economic development and acknowledged Cambodia’s progress in democracy and human rights.

Read more: Xinhua

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