Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Namhong headed to ASEAN talks

Namhong headed to ASEAN talks

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong will head to Myanmar later this week ahead of a three-day meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers beginning on Friday, with the multilateral talks set to focus on the ongoing dispute over the South China Sea.

Namhong will attend an ASEAN meeting, as well as meetings of the Asean Plus Three countries – which includes China, South Korea and Japan – the East Asia Summit and the Asean Regional Forum.
All of the meetings will take place in the capital Naypyidaw.

Namhong will also hold a number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts, including Australia’s Julie Bishop.

The diplomats may reignite talks over a controversial deal to send refugees from Australian-run off-shore detention centres to Cambodia, which was broached by Bishop in a meeting with Namhong in February. Foreign Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong could not be reached.

Namhong is also scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with China’s foreign minister and his South Korean counterpart.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Phoeung Kompheak plays Comrade Duch in upcoming film 'The Gate'

Comrade Duch portrayed by his former translator

Phoeung Kompheak used to work as Duch's translator at the Khmer Rouge tribunal. Now he's portraying him onscreen in Régis Wargnier's The Gate (Le temps des aveux).

Mark Morris Dance Group's Khmer Triumph

The world renowned Mark Morris Dance Group swirled into the Kingdom to perform and share their knowledge with local dancers as part of the US State Department's Dance Motion USA program.

Paris Peace Agreements

Anniversary met with animosity

Anti-Vietnamese sentiment strong at commemoration of Paris Peace Agreements.