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In Brief: Hun Sen to Asean+3 in Thailand

In Brief: Hun Sen to Asean+3 in Thailand

Prime

Minister Hun Sen will lead a high-level delegation to attend the

ASEAN+3 summit that runs today through Sunday in the Thai resort town

of Pattaya. ASEAN+3 sees the 10 members of ASEAN joined by China, Japan

and South Korea. Koy Kuong, undersecretary of state at the Ministry of

Foreign Affairs, said Hun Sen would leave Cambodia today, while Foreign

Minister Hor Namhong was to leave Thursday. A ministry press release

issued on Tuesday noted that India would also be present for some

meetings, and stated that the thhird ASEAN-UN summit would be held

during that time as well. Phay Siphan, secretary of state at the

Council of Ministers, said the Hun Sen would meet his Thai counterpart,

Abhisit Vejjajiva, during his visit for bilateral talks and would

discuss last week's clashes near Preah Vihear temple.

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