CPP and CPV Satisfied with Cambodia-Vietnam Relationship and Cooperation

The top leaders of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) have expressed their satisfaction with the relationship and cooperation between the two countries’ Parties, States and peoples, which have made steady progress in all fields.

They also congratulated each other on the key achievements in all areas attained by the two peoples in the national reconstruction and development, according to a CPP’s press release issued this evening after the meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam on Feb. 18 between Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, CPP President and Prime Minster of the Kingdom of Cambodia and H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of CPV.

The summit is an important event to further enhance the ties of good neighborliness, traditional friendship, strong comprehensive cooperation, and long-term stability between the Party, State and people of the two countries.

The two sides briefed each other on the situation of each party and country, as well as exchanged views on the regional and global situation, especially the outcomes of good cooperation between the two Parties and States in the past and set forth the direction for future cooperation.

They continued to reaffirm the traditional friendly relations and mutual assistance between Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as between the three countries – Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam – which are invaluable assets in the cause of nation’s and people’s liberation, defence of peace, stability and development of each nation.

Both leaders stressed the strategic importance of Cambodia-Vietnam relations to the security and national development of each country for peace and stability in the region and the world.

They supported each other’s views and agreed to further strengthen and expand their political ties as well as their economic, trade and investment cooperation, to serve the cause of national development.

H.E. Pham Minh Chinh, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, praised the cooperation in all priority fields and proposed a direction to support more effective cooperation between the two nations.

In the context of the current global situation, the two sides stressed that further strengthening the spirit of close solidarity and mutual support on political relations is the most important pillar to strengthen and expand cooperation in the fields of defence, security, diplomacy, culture, education, science and technology, based on the potential, resources and strengths of each country.

The two leaders agreed to further promote the relationship between the Party, the National Assembly, ministries, institutions, mass organisations and local authorities at all levels. At the same time, they also attached importance to training young people so that they can learn from each other’s experiences and contribute to the strengthening and expansion of long-term friendship between the two countries.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press