Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (2nd R) meets with visiting Chinese language State Councilor and Overseas Minister Wang Yi in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Aug. 3, 2022. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)
China and Cambodia pledged on Wednesday to hold ahead their conventional friendship and actively construct the China-Cambodia neighborhood with a shared future.
When assembly with visiting Chinese language State Councilor and Overseas Minister Wang Yi, Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni thanked the Chinese language authorities and its folks for his or her worthwhile assist and help to the dominion’s socio-economic growth and its struggle in opposition to COVID-19.
Noting that Cambodia-China relations have reached a historic excessive, the king stated each international locations are actively constructing the Cambodia-China neighborhood with a shared future and deepening mutually useful cooperation below the framework of the Belt and Highway Initiative, which is able to convey tangible advantages to the 2 peoples.
The Cambodian facet absolutely helps the World Improvement Initiative and the World Safety Initiative proposed by China, he stated, including that Cambodia will proceed its adherence to the one-China precept and stand firmly with China.
For his half, Wang stated that for greater than half a century, China and Cambodia have at all times revered and trusted one another, handled one another as equals and pursued win-win cooperation, setting a great instance for state-to-state relations.
The China-Cambodia friendship has not solely introduced tangible advantages to the folks of each international locations and turn out to be essentially the most worthwhile asset to one another, but in addition contributed to worldwide and regional peace and stability, he stated.
Details have absolutely demonstrated that China, as a rustic that advocates sovereign equality, is a useful good friend and a accomplice of Cambodia for widespread growth, Wang stated, including that China is prepared to proceed its conventional friendship and promote the neighborhood with a shared future with Cambodia, in order to inject larger vitality into China-Cambodia friendship within the new period.
He appreciated Cambodia for its agency adherence to the one-China precept and pressured that any phrases or deeds that violate the one-China precept are a problem to worldwide consensus.
China speaks extremely of late Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk’s historic contribution to the cultivation of China-Cambodia friendship, and can work with Cambodia to carry the commemorative occasions for the a centesimal anniversary of Sihanouk’s delivery this 12 months, Wang stated.
He additionally pledged that China will proceed to offer assist and help inside its capability for Cambodia’s socio-economic growth in keeping with Cambodia’s wants.
Wang is right here to attend the ASEAN (the Affiliation of Southeast Asian Nations) international ministers’ associated conferences and he can even pay a go to to Cambodia.