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PHNOM PENH, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — The visit of the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Nguyen Phu Trong to Cambodia was “a historic milestone and actively contributing to boost traditional friendship relations, solidarity and cooperation between the two neighbors to a new high- level”, said a Joint Statement Thursday released after the conclusion of Trong’s visit in Cambodia.
It added that during the visit, both sides expressed satisfaction about good neighboring relations, traditional friendship and concrete cooperation on all fields between the two countries and pledged to continue maintaining and promoting the good ties to mutual next generations.
The two neighbors agreed to increase meetings between both sides’ leaders to deepen the ties.
During the visit, Cambodia and Vietnam had also vowed to double the two-way trades to 5 billion U.S. dollars in the next five years and promised to encourage respective country’s investors to invest in one another, especially to invest at the border areas.
The two sides also reaffirmed their policy of not allowing any hostile force to use the territory of one country to threaten security of the other country and agreed to increase cooperation to ensure political security and coordinated in fighting trans- national crimes, illegal immigration, as well as in searching, unearthing and repatriating remains of Vietnamese soldiers who died in Cambodia.
They also agreed to expand cooperation on science, technique, education, culture, health, tourism, sports, environment protection, and natural disasters.
Trong made a 3-day visit to Cambodia from Dec. 6-8 at the invitation of Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni. During the visit, he had met with King Norodom Sihamoni, former King Norodom Sihanouk, and former Queen Norodom Monineath at the Royal Palace.
He also met with Chairman of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and President of the Senate Chea Sim, acting- President of the National Assembly Nguon Nhel, and CPP’s Vice Chairman and Prime Minister Hun Sen as well as Vietnamese community in Cambodia.