Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Hun Sen responds to Vietnamese Facebook user on South China Sea

Hun Sen responds to Vietnamese Facebook user on South China Sea

Accused of undermining a common ASEAN position on the South China Sea dispute by supporting China’s position, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday got personal with a critic of his policy on the contested waterway.

Writing on Facebook, the premier took issue with a comment by a Vietnamese user and delivered a direct response.

“If you or your country has issue with China, please solve it peacefully. Do not blame me and do not involve Cambodia to your own country’s internal issue,” the premier wrote.

In July, Cambodia blocked the inclusion of a reference to a recent decision by the Hague in an ASEAN joint statement.

The decision dismissed the majority of China’s claim to the waterway.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Explore the durian and rubber farms of Kampong Cham

Take a drive north of Kampong Cham, past the dirt roads and the dense greenery.

Kem Sokha talks politics, power and Hun Sen

Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, sat down with The Post’s Alex Willemyns and Mech Dara to discuss his supporters’ initial disappointment with this year’s

NEC officials tally votes during a recount last week in Phnom Penh.

Cambodia’s National Election Committee last week rejected 33 of 61 complaints filed over the conduct of June 4’s commune election, according to a s

People search for their names on the voter lists at a polling station in Kampong Cham’s Veal Vong commune earlier this month.

Four years ago, when the opposition snatched Kampong Cham away from the ruling party in 2013 national elections, it hinted at a deeper shift taking