Ha Noi, Viet Nam (FN), Oct. 5 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed satisfaction over the historical achievement in completing of 84 percent of border demarcation, speaking at the Review Conference on Cambodia-Viet Nam Land Boundary Demarcation, held in Ha Noi on Saturday morning.

“On behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia, I am proud that we have overcome the challenges and almost completed our land border demarcation. I would like to highly commend Joint Border Committee of both countries for their prideful achievement on the actual lands and the formulations of legal instruments for history,” Premier Hun Sen stated before signing the agreement to acknowledge the 84 percent completion.

He also considered the achievement of border demarcation contributing to ending the conflict of the two people.

“If we could not conclude our boundary issues, border conflict will continue to challenge the next generation, and that peace and development at borders would not be possible,” Prime Minister Hun Sen underlined.

Both leaders also signed on a new border map with scale 1:25,000, consisting 92 items, to be deposited at the United Nations, according to Var Kimhong, senior minister in charge of border affairs.

For the remaining 16 percent un-demarcated border segments, both sides agreed to continue to discuss ways to resolve peacefully the issues on the ground of national and international laws.

Premier Hun Sen and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged the local authority and people to maintain the implanted complementary boundary pillars, and transform the border regions to zones of peace, friendship, cooperation, and development for the harmony of the two people.