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Korea-Cambodia summit in Seoul

Posted April. 10, 2001 18:05,   


President Kim Dae-Jung and visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen discussed Tuesday the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, the promotion of bilateral ties and ways of enhancing mutual cooperation in international organizations like the Association of South East Asian Nations Plus Three (South Korea, China and Japan).

At the meeting, Kim outlined recent advancements in inter-Korean relations and asked for Cambodia`s continuous support for Seoul`s efforts to secure peace on the Korean Peninsula.

The Cambodian Prime Minister replied that the recent advancement of inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation was the successful outcome of Kim`s consistent engagement policy toward North Korea. He said his government would do all it can to maintain peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Hun Sen expressed appreciation for Seoul`s contributions to Cambodia`s reconstruction and asked for further aid. Kim pledged to consider further support on a humanitarian basis with the aim of strengthening Cambodia`s fledgling democracy and market economy.