Prime Minister Hun Sen and a delegation of senior officials will leave for Iran on Wednesday to attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement to be held in Tehran on August 30-31, according to a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Hun Sen will hold talks with the presidents of Iran and North Korea.
The trip comes ahead of the October 18 United Nations Security Council vote.
Cambodia is campaigning for a non-permanent seat for 2013 to 2014.
Koy Kuong, spokesman at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said he could not comment on whether Hun Sen will lobby countries of the non-aligned movement to support Cambodia’s candidacy.