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British Foreign Minister arrives for two-day visit

British Foreign Minister arrives for two-day visit

British Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne arrived in Phnom Penh yesterday for a two-day official visit that will include a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen, a visit to the Khmer Rouge tribunal and a key speech on UK and ASEAN relations at the Council of Ministers.

The visit comes just before Cambodia hosts the ASEAN Regional Forum in Phnom Penh.

“The starting point for any discussion about the nations of ASEAN must be their inexorable rise as global economic and political players,” Browne wrote in an op-ed on ASEAN posted on a government website on June 29.

To contact the reporter on this story: Vong Sokheng at [email protected]

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