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Israel envoy establishes relations

Israel envoy establishes relations

D iplomatic relations were established between Israel and Cambodia for the first

time when acting Head of State Samdech Chea Sim received the credentials of

Ambassador Uzi Manor.

During the ceremony, Chea Sim welcomed the new

ambassador saying his presence would help strengthen and develop ties between

the two countries.

Manor told Chea Sim of his experiences at diplomatic

missions in Sri Lanka, South Korea and Thailand and conveyed the compliments

from the government and people of Israel to the government and people of

Cambodia.

Later the co-premiers told him the Khmer Rouge guerrilla

problem was diminishing during talks on the security situation and the prospects

for Israeli investment.

"The Khmer Rouge problem is not a big problem any

more," said Cambodia cabinet adviser Uy Rasi, quoting Ranariddh. - AKP,

Reuters

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