Cambodia, Turkey Sign Security Cooperation Agreement

The governments of Cambodia and Turkey yesterday reached an agreement on security cooperation to enhance ties between both nations.

According to the Cambodian Ministry of Interior's news release, the agreement was inked in Ankara, Turkey by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Interior, Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, and his Turkish counterpart H.E. Suleyman Soylu, following their bilateral meeting.

Besides security field, both sides will cooperate in combating terrorism, exchanging experience on public order maintenance, road traffic management, partnership strengthening between the government and civil society organisations, training, and so on.

Cambodia and Turkey have recently seen growing relations not only between governments, but also between people. Currently, some 70 Cambodian students are pursuing their studies in Turkey.

Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng has been on a visit in Turkey from July 28 to Aug. 1, 2019. The Cambodian deputy prime minister is also scheduled to visit some law enforcement units under the Ministry of Interior of Turkey.

The visit was made at the time when the two countries mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic ties.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press