Phnom Penh (FN), May 13 – Cambodian foreign minister Prak Sokhonn held a bilateral meeting with deputy secretary of state of the US Wendy Sherman, in the Department of State, Washington D.C., on 11 May 2022, prior to the Special ASEAN-US Summit.

“Wendy Sherman saluted Cambodia for the impressive vaccination efforts and expressed appreciation for Cambodia’s principled actions in supporting the United Nations General Assembly’s resolutions on Ukraine, taking into account of the principles of respect for territorial integrity and avoidance of the use of force against all UN member states. She expressed the US’ support for Cambodia’s year as ASEAN Chair and thanked Cambodia for her support in coordinating the upcoming ASEAN-US Special Summit,” according to the outcomes seen by Fresh News on Friday.

“She also expressed appreciation to Prak Sokhonn for undertaking the role of the special envoy of the ASEAN chair on Myanmar and urged for inclusive engagement with all parties concerned. Wendy also raised some concerns regarding the development of Ream Naval base and the situation of Cambodia’s democracy.”

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