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In Brief: EU meet in Siem Reap

In Brief: EU meet in Siem Reap

COMMERCE Minister Cham Prasidh said Cambodia would host an Asean-EU-US ministerial retreat in Siem Reap province from May 4 to May 6. The meeting is to encourage cooperation between the two regional bodies and the US. "We will invite representatives from the EU and the US to negotiate improved cooperation. And to set up a free trade agreement between Asean and the EU," he said at a press briefing Sunday after returning from the 14th Asean summit in Thailand.

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said that up to 40 delegates will join the meet, which will include the signing of a cooperation agreement between Asean and the EU.

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