State Councilor and Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun (R) and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen shake hands during their meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 18, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua]
PHNOM PENH — China and Cambodia have vowed to further enhance bilateral cooperation on law enforcement and security.
During a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen on April 18, Guo Shengkun, Chinese state councilor and public security minister, said the China-Cambodia comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation has been deepening.
“China will continue to work with Cambodia to carry out all agreements that the leaders of the two countries have reached,” he said. “Undoubtedly, China will continue to cooperate with Cambodia in the fields of law enforcement and security for mutual benefits. “
For his part, Hun Sen said traditional and nontraditional security issues have become a major challenge for the development and stability of countries in the region.
The prime minister said Guo’s visit was vital to deepening the bilateral cooperation on law enforcement and security, expressing his confidence that the cooperation will further contribute to stability and development for the two countries.
On the same day, Guo also met with Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sar Kheng, and they witnessed the signing of documents on law enforcement and security.
Sar Kheng said the cooperation is essential for the two countries to work together to fight transnational crimes in order to maintain peace and security for the peoples of the two countries.
State Councilor and Public Security Minister Guo Shengkun (L) and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sar Kheng shake hands during their meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 18, 2015. They witnessed the signing of the documents on law enforcement and security cooperation. [Photo/Xinhua]