Vietnam, Cambodia work harder to boost ties

(VOVWORLD) - The Cambodian government will continue creating favorable conditions for Vietnamese enterprises to expand their investment in Cambodia, said Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn during talks on Tuesday in Hanoi with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh. 
Vietnam, Cambodia work harder to boost ties - ảnh 1Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh (R) and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Prak Sokhonn in Hanoi, November 27, 2018. (Photo:VNA) 

The two sides agreed to boost cooperation in education, training, tourism, and culture and educate their younger generations on the history of bilateral ties. They agreed on the need to accelerate the bilateral agreements on border marker plantation, and the settlement of legal procedures for Vietnamese people in Cambodia.

They highlighted the importance of strengthening unity within ASEAN and its central role and maintaining its fundamental principles. The two sides will boost cooperation within the Mekong Sub-region and the Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos Development Triangle frameworks and work closely together when Vietnam becomes ASEAN Chair and Cambodia hosts the 13th ASEM Summit in 2020. They stressed the importance of maintaining peace, security, and stability in the East Sea, settling disputes by peaceful means in line with international law, the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and soon finalizing the Code of Conduct of Parties in the East Sea.