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Chinese in party visit

Chinese in party visit

A CHINESE delegation including one of China’s top leaders will arrive in the capital today to discuss economics and national development with Cambodian People’s Party and Funcinpec Party members. Zhou Yongkang, a member of China’s Politburo Standing Committee, will help “enhance cooperation between the Communist Party of China and parties in Cambodia”, said Chinese Embassy Yang Tianyue. Funcinpec President Keo Puth Rasmey said the visit of about 50 senior Chinese leaders would last August 20-23. “We will discuss the partys’ political issues, economic and national development issues, as well as share experience and strengthen our relationship,” Keo Puth Rasmey said.

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