Jakarta, 5 December 2021 (TDI): The Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Retno Marsudi, held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Cambodia, Prak Sokhon. The two counterparts discussed a wide array of issues pertaining to mutual benefit.

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi took to her Twitter handle to share the news. She stated about the productive discussion with a focus on economic cooperation, particularly the pharmaceutical products, leafy green agriculture, and construction infrastructure development.

Aside from that, the two also discussed issues related to the framework of ASEAN, Myanmar as well as ASEAN health cooperation.

Whilst her visit to Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Retno Marsudi also paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia. The two discussed bilateral and ASEAN issues along with the 2022 chairmanship of ASEAN that Cambodia will hold.

Indonesia and Cambodia established diplomatic ties in 1957. The two ASEAN members maintain embassies in each other’s capital cities; Cambodia has an embassy in Jakarta, whilst Indonesia maintains an embassy in Phnom Penh.

Ever since the establishment of diplomatic relations, Indonesia has been a strong supporter of stability and peace in Cambodia. Indonesia also supported Cambodia’s membership in ASEAN in 1999. Both partners are also members of the Non-Aligned Movement.

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