Phnom Penh (FN), May 20 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen in his capacity as the rotating chair of ASEAN 2022 urged ASEAN and BRICS as well as the rest of the international community to double down efforts to revitalise multilateralism that gives priority to convergences in addressing challenges.

The premier spoke at the second BRICS Political Parties, Think-Tanks and Civil Society Organization Forum on “Solidarity and Cooperation towards Common Development and Brighter Future”, held on 19 May 2022.

“We need to continue attaching great importance to the rules-based international system with the United Nations at its core which enables cooperation rather confrontation to be promoted. Moreover, countries should not be hindered by the imposition of unilateral sanctions, economic embargoes or other coercive measures that violate international law and the core principles and purposes, enshrined in the United Nations Charter,” the premier underlined.

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