DPM Prak Sokhonn to Join Virtual Special ASEAN-U.S. Foreign Ministers’ Meeting This Week
AKP Phnom Penh, July 12, 2021 --
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn will participate in the Special ASEAN-U.S. Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, which will be held virtually on July 14, 2021, at the invitation of his Lao counterpart.
According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation AKP received this afternoon, the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN and H.E. Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States are expected to discuss practical approaches to strengthen ASEAN-U.S. dialogue relations and cooperation, including in addressing the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic. They may also exchange views on various regional and international issues of common interest.
This virtual meeting reflects the political will and commitment to further enhance ASEAN-U.S. Strategic Partnership for long-term cooperation for peace, stability and socio-economic development.
The Lao Peoples’ Democratic Republic is the current Country Coordinator for the ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue Relations.
By C. Nika