Cambodian Foreign Minister to Attend Celebration of 20th Anniversary of Popular Consultation of Timor-Leste

AKP Phnom Penh, August 26, 2019 —

H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia will represent Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen at the celebration marking the 20th Anniversary of the Popular Consultation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, this week.

The Cambodian foreign minister will attend the event, to take place in Dili on Aug. 29-30, along with representatives from other ASEAN Member States, Portuguese speaking countries, Australia, and the United Nations, according to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation made public this morning.

The forthcoming participation will be made at the invitation of H.E. Taur Matan Ruak, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, it added.

The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste established their diplomatic ties on July 29, 2002, following the latter’s UN-supervised referendum on Aug. 30, 1999.

By C. Nika