Phnom Penh (FN), Nov. 9 – Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia, considered the congratulatory message of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo as a sense of mutual respect of each other independence and sovereignty.

“I am truly touched by the warm wishes of the Honorable Michael R. Pompeo, US Secretary of State, to the Cambodian people on the occasion of the celebration of the 66th Anniversary of Cambodia’s Independence,” according to the statement dated Saturday.

"In this regard, may I, on behalf of the people and the Government of Cambodia, reciprocate my warmest and sincerest wishes of peace and happiness to The Honorable Pompeo and to the people of United States of America,” the statement added.