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ASEAN envoy briefs UNSC on Myanmar state of affairs

Foreign minister Prak Sokhonn, who also serves as the ASEAN special envoy on Myanmar, voiced optimism on May 27 that his second trip to the predominantly Buddhist country in June would produce positive outcomes and that he would be able to meet with a broader ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-envoy-briefs-unsc-myanmar-state-affairs

ASEAN, US to up ties in Nov

ASEAN and the US have committed to signing a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during the 10th ASEAN-US Summit to be held in Cambodia in November, in a pact made during the ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington, DC, last week. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-us-ties-nov

US can’t force ASEAN to help contain China

As chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2022, Cambodia announced on April 18 that ASEAN and the United States will hold a special summit in Washington on May 12-13 to commemorate 45 years of ASEAN-US relations. The second special summit since 2016 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501074842/us-cant-force-asean-to-help-contain-china/

PM heads to Washington for ASEAN-US special summit

Regional and international issues and how to bring the ASEAN-US partnership to another level will be discussed at length as Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ministers arrive in Washington, DC, for a special summit on May 12-13. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-heads-washington-asean-us-special-summit

Foreign Ministry confirms Hun Sen’s participation and Co-chairmanship of ASEAN-US Special Summit in Washington DC

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation yesterday issued a press release confirming the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Hun Sen to the US to attend and co-chair the ASEAN-US Special Summit, at the invitation of US President, the Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072205/foreign-ministry-confirms-hun-sens-participation-and-co-chairmanship-of-asean-us-special-summit-in-washington-dc/

PM: Allow Suu Kyi meeting

Prime Minister Hun Sen has encouraged Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing to permit ASEAN special envoy Prak Sokhonn to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint during his next visit to Naypyidaw, which could take place later this month. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-allow-suu-kyi-meeting

US’ regional assistant state secretary set to visit Cambodia, Laos

The US assistant state secretary in charge of the East Asia and Pacific region is set to travel to Cambodia and Laos from May 1-7 to discuss bilateral relations and next month’s ASEAN-US Special Summit, according to the US state department on April 29. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-regional-assistant-state-secretary-set-visit-cambodia-laos

ASEAN-US summit ‘May 12-13’

ASEAN and the US have agreed to hold a Special Summit in Washington, DC, on May 12-13, after it was postponed due to the two sides not agreeing on a date originally scheduled for end-March, according to a press statement released by ASEAN Chair Cambodia ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-us-summit-may-12-13

UN Myanmar envoy briefs PM on ‘three-layered solution’

Noeleen Heyzer, the UN secretary-general’s Special Envoy on Myanmar, has shared with Prime Minister Hun Sen that she had initiated a “three-layered solution” for the ongoing crisis plaguing the bloc’s westernmost country. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/un-myanmar-envoy-briefs-pm-three-layered-solution

Cambodia urges Myanmar’s concerned parties to restrain use of force

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has called on Myanmar’s concerned parties to exercise maximum restraint in the use of force to ease hostilities. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046553/cambodia-urges-myanmars-concerned-parties-to-restrain-use-of-force/

Sasakawa asked to assist Sokhonn

Prime Minister Hun Sen asked Japanese special envoy Yohei Sasakawa to continue working with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn in his role as ASEAN special envoy on Myanmar in the effort to revive its democracy. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/sasakawa-asked-assist-sokhonn

Cambodia, China vow to prop up regional stability, prosperity: ministry

Phnom Penh and Beijing have renewed their pledge to further prop up bilateral and ASEAN-China cooperation in the interest of regional peace, stability and economic prosperity.​ ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cambodia-china-vow-prop-regional-stability-prosperity-ministry

Prak Sokhon, ASEAN Chair’s special envoy to visit Myanmar this month, dates fixed

ASEAN Chair’s special envoy, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhon is scheduled to pay his first visit to Myanmar on March 20-23. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034976/prak-sokhon-asean-chairs-special-envoy-to-visit-myanmar-this-month-dates-fixed/

Tourism cooperation with France, Iran on cards

France and Iran have expressed their desire to connect flights with Cambodia and increase tourism cooperation with the Kingdom in other fields, in the hopes of bringing its travel industry back to pre-pandemic heights. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-cooperation-france-iran-cards

ASEAN chair mulls joint declaration on crime prevention

The Ministry of Justice and its Thai counterpart have held talks on ASEAN cooperation in the fields of criminal justice and the fight against transnational crime.   ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/asean-chair-mulls-joint-declaration-crime-prevention

Biden to work with Kingdom, develop US-ASEAN relations

US President Joe Biden said his administration looks forward to working with Cambodia as chair of ASEAN, and that the US hopes ASEAN-US relations will continue to develop. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/biden-work-kingdom-develop-us-asean-relations

Cambodia vows to strengthen ASEAN’s centrality for regional peace, security, prosperity

Cambodia, the incoming chair of ASEAN for 2022, vowed to strengthen ASEAN centrality in order to maintain and uphold peace, security and prosperity, the country’s Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50997559/cambodia-vows-to-strengthen-aseans-centrality-for-regional-peace-security-prosperity/

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