Cambodia and Russia on April 2 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to promote bilateral cooperation in all fields, particularly economics, tourism and education, according to news reports.

The deal was inked between Secretary of State of Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sun Saphoeun and Head of Russian Federal Agency for Tourism Alexander Radkov at the 7th session of the intergovernmental Cambodia-Russia Commission for trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation.

Under the MoU, Russia will consider increasing the number of scholarships for Cambodian students, according to the Cambodian secretary.

At a meeting on the same day between Alexander Radkov and host Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong, the two sides pledged to intensify cooperation in trade, investment and tourism for mutual benefits.-VNA