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Raúl Castro receives the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Havana

Raul y CamvbodiaArmy General Raúl Castro Ruz received this Saturday the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, who is on an official visit to Cuba.

In the fraternal exchange, both leaders referred to the historic relationship that both countries have maintained since 1960, the year in which diplomatic ties were established.

The Cambodian Premier recalled his visit to Cuba in 1999, when he received the José Martí Order from the hands of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz. Likewise, he highlighted medical collaboration as a pillar in the relationships developed over the years.

For his part, Raúl referred to Cambodia’s management as pro tempore president of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and ratified the will to strengthen Cuba’s cooperation with that regional bloc.

On the Cuban side, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, also participated.

(With information from Granma)

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