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Chinese lawmaker set for Cambodia visit

Chinese lawmaker set for Cambodia visit

CHINA’S top lawmaker is scheduled to lead a delegation to Cambodia early next month, Kem Sophanna, director of the Information Department at the General Secretariat of the National Assembly, said yesterday. Wu Bangguo, chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, will arrive on November 3 and meet with “all the top leaders of Cambodia” before departing on November 6, Kem Sophanna said.


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