CGTN published this video item, entitled “FMs discuss bilateral relations, cooperation under Belt and Road Initiative” – below is their description.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with his Cambodian counterpart, Prak Sokhonn, who is also deputy prime minister. They met in east China’s Zhejiang Province. Combating the pandemic, cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative and China-ASEAN ties topped the agenda. Wang said China, as Cambodia’s friend and comprehensive strategic partner, will continue to provide vaccine assistance according to Cambodia’s needs. He said China is willing to steadily advance cooperation in major projects such as expressways and airports. The two sides also agreed to jointly enhance China-ASEAN relations.CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Cambodia
Cambodia, officially the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 square miles) in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
The sovereign state of Cambodia has a population of over 15 million. Buddhism is enshrined in the constitution as the official state religion, and is practised by more than 97% of the population. Cambodia’s minority groups include Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams and 30 hill tribes.
The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh. The kingdom is an elective constitutional monarchy with a monarch chosen by the Royal Council of the Throne as head of state. The head of government is the Prime Minister.
Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953. The United Nations designates Cambodia as a least developed country.
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