Hillary arrives in Cambodia for ASEAN meetings

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 16:13

Phnom Penh: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, on Wednesday afternoon to attend the 19th ASEAN Regional Forum and related meetings.

As scheduled, the Secretary of State will attend the ASEAN-US Ministerial Meeting, the 19th ASEAN Regional Forum, and related meetings.

She will also meet with Cambodia`s Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Peace Palace.

In addition, she is scheduled to participate in the ASEAN-US Business Forum in Siem Reap province on Friday afternoon. The forum, presided over by Hun Sen, will also be attended by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Siem Reap, situated at some 315 kilometres northwest of Phnom Penh, is the country’s largest cultural tourism destination. It houses the Angkor Wat Temples, one of the World Heritage Sites.


First Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 16:13

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