Cambodian, Indonesian leaders discuss ASEAN cooperation, Myanmar situation

Wednesday, 2022-01-05 09:21:04
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Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen (Photo: AFP/VNA)
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NDO/VNA - Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on January 4 held phone talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo to discuss cooperation under the ASEAN framework and Myanmar's political situation, according to Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

In its statement, the ministry said that during the talks, Indonesian President Widodo affirmed Indonesia's full support for Cambodia's successful chairmanship of ASEAN in 2022, which he held that will contribute to Indonesia's successful chairmanship of ASEAN in 2023.

For his part, Hun Sen appreciated the Indonesian president for supporting Cambodia's ASEAN chairmanship this year. The Cambodian leader praised Indonesia for its many initiatives contributing to the ASEAN community building process.

The two leaders also exchanged views on the current developments in Myanmar and underscored the importance to forge ASEAN's efforts to assist Myanmar in finding suitable solutions to achieve national reconciliation, durable peace, stability and development, the statement said.