Phnom Penh (FN), Sep. 1 – Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese sent a congratulatory letter to Cambodian prime minister Hun Manet on his recent appointment.

"Australian is proud to be ASEAN's first Dialogue Partner and we are committed to deepening our engagement in the region,  building on the foundation of the ASEAN-Australia Comprehensive Stegic Partnership. I look forward to hosting you and other ASEAN leaders in Melbourne and to further strengthening this relationship," according to the letter seen by Fresh News on Friday (Sep. 1).

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