Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 20 - Cambodia rejected Vietnam’s request for citizenship to Vietnamese citizens living and doing business in the Development Triangle Area, National Assembly spokesman Chheang Vun spoke at the 7th Conference of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the CLV Development Triangle Area, which hosted by the Vietnamese Parliament.

“The Vietnamese side asked us why we can not grant Vietnamese living in Cambodia a citizenship? We made it clear that our country is governed by laws, and we do have citizenship and immigration laws,” said Chheang Vun.

He added that territory and nationality are sensitive topics.