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In Brief: Hor Namhong not sick, govt says

In Brief: Hor Namhong not sick, govt says

Foreign Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said Thursday that Foreign

Minister Hor Namhong went to France on an official mission, not to seek

medical treatment. The minister is expected to return to Cambodia on

May 7,” he added. “[Hor Namhong] is not staying in a hospital in

France. He is fine,” he said, adding that on Wednesday Hor Namhong

called him and sounded well. Hor Namhong had suffered from dizziness

during the launch of an honorary consulate in Lowell, Massachusetts, on

Sunday, Koy Kuong said, adding that he was tired from the long flight

to the US.

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