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31/01/2019

Chinese premier, Cambodian PM welcome launch of China-Cambodia culture, tourism year

BEIJING, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen sent congratulatory messages on the launch of the China-Cambodia culture and tourism year 2019 in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, expressing hope for strengthening the bilateral friendship and ties.

In his message, Li said that China and Cambodia, both boasting a long history, rich culture and beautiful scenery, are good neighbors, friends, partners and brothers and enjoy a long-standing friendship. There are wall paintings in Cambodia’s famed Angkor Archeological Park depicting friendly exchanges between the two peoples more than 1,000 years ago.

Li said the China-Cambodia culture and tourism year is an opportunity for the two sides to promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges, so as to foster a solid ground for building a community with a shared future together.

For his part, Hun Sen said the long-standing friendship between Cambodia and China remains unshakable with closer and fruitful cooperation.

He added that the launch of the culture and tourism year benefits the bilateral friendly cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative toward a win-win end, as well as the development of tourism in the two countries.

Source: Xinhua

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07/12/2018

China, Cambodia to boost youth ties: officials

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Hun Many, president of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 6, 2018. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Hun Many, president of the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia on Thursday, pledging to strengthen exchanges and cooperation on youth.

Wang spoke highly of the friendship between China and Cambodia over the past six decades since the establishment of diplomatic ties.

Noting that China supports Cambodia in safeguarding national sovereignty and independence, and choosing the development path suited to itself, Wang expressed China’s appreciation for Cambodia’s support on issues concerning China’s core interests.

Wang also said he hoped young people from both countries would continue the China-Cambodia friendship.

“As the young generation of Cambodia, we will continue the Cambodian-Chinese friendship and strengthen the exchange and cooperation between the two countries’ youths,” Hun Many said.

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