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
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,