His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, and Nguyen Minh Triet, Vietnamese State President, said on June 23 that they believed the friendship, cooperation and mutual confidence between leaders and people of the two nations will be further tightened.
The statements were made during a reception the same day for Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni who is in Vietnam for a four-day visit, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
Vietnamese President Triet hailed the friendship visit of the Cambodian royal family members, King-Father Norodom Sihanouk, Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk and King Norodom Sihamoni, saying that the visit demonstrates the friendship and traditional cooperation between the two countries.
He stressed that Vietnamese people and generations of Vietnamese leaders always bore in mind, respected and were thankful for the profound sentiments and support of Cambodian people to Vietnam in the past and during the present.
King Norodom Sihamoni expressed his respect for the sentiments and the warm welcome that Vietnamese people and leaders gave to his delegation as well as their great support for Cambodian people in the past struggle for national defense and during the current national construction.
The King asserted Cambodia’s commitments to strengthening and further promoting its friendship and the all-sided, long-term cooperation with Vietnam.