Lavrov is in Cambodia for the ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Thursday met here with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on bilateral ties and cooperation, a senior official said.
Lavrov is in Cambodia for the ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers' Meeting and related meetings.
"Lavrov briefed the prime minister on the situation and Russia's position on the Ukraine conflict, and stressed the need to further strengthen and expand existing cooperation with Cambodia in tourism and investment, among others," Eang Sophalleth, a personal assistant to Hun Sen, told reporters.
The Cambodian leader also thanked Lavrov for bringing along COVID-19 vaccines for Cambodia.
"The prime minister also agreed with Lavrov on strengthening relations and cooperation between the two countries," the assistant said.
Both sides agreed that the Cambodia-Russia intergovernmental commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation will be a key platform for the two countries to broaden bilateral cooperation in various fields, he added, as reported by Xinhua News Agency, a partner of TV BRICS.