Japan-Cambodia Relations

November 20, 2023

On November 20, Mr. FUNAKOSHI Takehiro, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs held the 1st Japan-Cambodia Foreign Senior Officials’ Talks with H.E.Ms. TUOT Panha, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia. This meeting was launched based on the Japan-Cambodia Foreign Ministers' Meeting in January and the Japan-Cambodia Summit Meeting in September, 2023.

  1. During this meeting, both sides discussed a wide range of bilateral relations such as security and defense cooperation, social and economic cooperation including digital, in order to strengthen the “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” which was upgraded in this year, the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Cambodia.
  2. Both sides also exchanged views on various regional affairs including ASEAN-Japan cooperation, the East and South China Seas, Myanmar and the situation in Israel and Palestine, and confirmed their commitment to further strengthen the cooperation in regional and international arena in this year, the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation.

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