Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn left for Türkiye on June 2. He is scheduled to attend the Presidential Initiation Ceremony.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won reelection after defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in May. The ceremony is scheduled for June 3, in Ankara.

Sokhonn will attend the ceremony on behalf of Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the invitation of Erdogan, said a Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation press statement.

“Cambodia and Türkiye enjoy robust and cordial bonds of friendship and dynamic, close cooperation in wide-ranging domains of mutual interest,” it added.

“The presence of Sokhonn at the significant function will contribute to fortifying the mutual political trust and elevating the flourishing relations between the two countries,” it concluded.