Kampong Speu (FN), Sep. 9 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Manet said that during his visit to the US at the end of September 2023, he will meet with the US senior officials and businessmen in order to clarify Cambodia's stance in the international issues and enhance cooperation in economics, investment, and trade sectors

The premier spoke on Saturday (Sep. 9) during a meeting with nearly 20,000 workers in Kampong Speu province.

"When I attend the United Nations (UN) Summit in September, I will meet with the secretary-general of the United Nations, as well as senior US officials, and businessmen to seek cooperation. We have a voice as an independent and sovereign state with equal status to other states. Therefore, we shall let the world know," the premier underscored.

On 6 September 2023, the secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, sent a congratulatory letter to Cambodian prime minister Hun Manet on his recent appointment.

"Cambodia is a valued partner of the United Nations, and I look forward to continuing our strong cooperation with your government to further your country's progress towards achieving sustainable and inclusive development for all the Cambodian people. I trust that I can also count on your support in our efforts to confront growing global challenges, including the fight against climate change. The United Nations remains committed to working with your Government, including through the United Nations Country Team, for the benefit of all the people of Cambodia,” according to the letter dated 6 September 2023 seen by Fresh News.