The Deputy PM assured the Cambodian Ambassador that Vietnam treasures and prioritizes strengthening cooperation with Cambodia in all fields.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh (right) and Cambodian Ambassador Chay Navuth

He said that the two sides should effectively implement high-level agreements, address outstanding problems, resume bilateral diplomatic activities after the COVID-19 pandemic is put under control, and support each other in hosting multilateral events this year. 

The Vietnamese Deputy PM also hoped the Cambodian diplomat will act as a bridge for consolidating friendship and cooperation between the two nations.

For his part, Cambodian Ambassador Navuth thanked Vietnam for always supporting Cambodia in any time of hardship, as clearly seen in the great assistance of the Vietnamese Government and people to Cambodia during the COVID-19 outbreak.

He vowed to do his best to deepen the bilateral ties during his tenure in Vietnam.

Translated by Chung Anh