The Cambodian ambassadors to Cuba, the Philippines and Russia are nearing the end of their missions and will soon be replaced, according to the monthly Royal Affairs publication. The January 27 edition states that Khieu Thavika, ambassador to Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Bulgaria; In Maoy, ambassador to the Philippines; and Pres Manola, ambassador to Cuba, will each be replaced when their terms expire later this year. Foreign Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said that ambassadors normally serve three-year terms, but that the length can vary depending on the specific situation. “Some will take posts as ambassadors to another country or work at the ministry,” he said.
Three ambassadors winding up missions
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