Phnom Penh (FN), Jan. 30 – The Royal Government of Cambodia has established diplomatic relations with 174 countries across the world, Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn addressed at the annual congress held at the ministry on Thursday.

“The ministry’s accomplishment is in line with the premier’s slogan regarding reform internally and make friends externally based on independence. Currently, we have established diplomatic relations with 174 countries and have 63 representatives abroad,” said Minister Prak Sokhonn.

In 2019, Cambodia restored diplomatic relations with its former allies, including the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Serbia. Cambodia has also acquired the embassy building in Ankara, renovated embassies in Sofia and Belgrade, and considered opening a new embassy in Budapest, according to the minister.