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Asian political party talks to kick off today

FOREIGN heads of state and other officials have begun arriving in Cambodia for the sixth general assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties, set to kick off in Phnom Penh today. Ek Tha, the event’s spokesman, said yesterday that the prime ministers of Nepal, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, as well as the vice president of the Philippines, will be attending the four-day event, which aims “to promote exchanges and cooperation in Asian” parties of differing political ideologies. More than 100 delegations from more than 50 countries are also set to attend, Ek Tha said, adding that Prime Minister Hun Sen would officially address the conference at the Peace Building tomorrow.

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