Hanoi (VNA) -
The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam always prioritises relations with its
Cambodian counterpart, NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has said.
Vietnamese and Cambodian legislators pose for a group photo. (Source: VNA)
The legislator made the affirmation during her talks with Second Vice President
of the National Assembly of Cambodia Khuon Sudary in Hanoi on March 22.
Following the state visit to Cambodia by General Secretary of the Communist
Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong last
month, Khuon Sudary’s visit is an important activity contributing to the
enhancement of the friendly neighbourliness and comprehensive cooperation
between the two countries and their legislatures, she said.
congratulated Cambodia on its successful organization of the general election in
2018, with the landslide victory for the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), which,
she said, has demonstrated the absolute confidence of Cambodian voters and
people in the CPP’s leadership.
occasion, the Vietnamese lawmaker also extended her congratulations to the
Cambodian NA on the successful hosting of the 27th Annual Meeting of the
Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum in Siem Reap last January.
past time, the exchange of high-level visits and delegations between the two
Parties, States and NAs have marked new development steps in the
Vietnam-Cambodia relationship, she said.
suggested the two sides maintain their relations through all diplomatic channels
like the Party, State, and especially NA, along with people-to-people diplomacy.
called for joint efforts in educating young generations of Vietnam and Cambodia
about traditions and relations between the two Parties and States, and
strengthening the long-standing solidarity between the two countries.
legislatures should intensify coordination in supervising the implementation of
agreements reached by the two governments, and promoting the planting of border
markers in order to build a common border of peace, friendship, cooperation and
development, for the common interests of the two nations, and for peace,
stability and cooperation in the region, she said.
proposed Cambodia to create more optimal conditions for Vietnamese businesses to
operate in the country, and thanked senior Cambodian leaders for their attention
to issues relating to Vietnamese-Cambodians, hoping that the community will
receive more assistance to stabilise their lives.
Vietnamese leader also suggested the two sides continue to support each other at
international forums, contributing to the enhancement of ties between Vietnam
and Cambodia, as well as the prestige of the two countries and the legislative
voiced her hope that the Cambodian legislature and government will back
Vietnam’s bid to run for a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council for the
part, Khuon Sudary highlighted the sustainable development of relations between
the two countries and their legislative ties, saying Vietnam and Cambodia boast
Congratulating Vietnam on achievements the country has recorded under the CPV’s
leadership, she said Vietnam has an increasingly important position and role in
the region and the world at large.
Cambodian leader lauded Vietnam’s development and noted her belief that the
country will soon complete the target of national industrialisation and
Sudary said Cambodia is stepping up the deployment of strategies in an effort to
raise people’s living standards and help the country develop firmly.
is working to increase public services, she said, stressing that the country
always places importance to diplomatic affairs, and economic and tourism
promotion to promote its potential and national development.-VNA