Cambodia’s Top Diplomat to Attend Special ASEAN-US Foreign Minister’s Meeting on 14 July

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Phnom Penh (FN), Jul. 12 — Cambodian foreign minister Prak Sokhonn will participate in the Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, which will be held virtually on 14 July 2021, at the invitation of the foreign minister of Lao Peoples’ Democratic Republic, current Country Coordinator for ASEAN-US Dialogue Relations.

“The foreign ministers of ASEAN and US secretary of state Antony Blinken are expected to discuss on practical approaches to strengthen ASEAN-US dialogue relations and cooperation, including in addressing the challenges of COVID19 pandemic. They may also exchange views on various regional and international issues of common interest,” according to a press release dated 12 July 2021.

This virtual meeting reflects the political will and commitment to further enhance ASEAN-US Strategic Partnership for long-term cooperation for peace, stability, and socio-economic development.