Chairman of the Cambodian People’s Party Chea Sim sent a congratulatory message to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on June 21 on the occasion of the 45 th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties.

The message related that over the past 45 years, the Cambodian-Vietnamese diplomatic ties, the traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation between the two Parties, Governments and peoples have seen constant development.

The Cambodian People’s Party and the Cambodian people warmly congratulate the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on its great achievements and wishes that the CPV will continue leading the nation to greater achievements in national renewal and development and to become a modern industrialised nation, as stated at the 11th Party Congress, says the message.

The achievements recorded by the CPV are significant to not only the Vietnamese nation and people but also ensure the consolidation and development of the traditional friendship, solidarity, comprehensive cooperation and long-term sustainability between the two Parties, Governments and peoples.

The CPP thanks the Party, Government, army and people of Vietnam for their support and assistance to the Cambodian people during their struggle for national independence in ousting the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime as well as in national development, says the message.

The CPP and Cambodian people will exert their best efforts to preserve and constantly improve the traditional friendship, solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two Parties, Governments and peoples for mutual interests and for peace, stability, and development in the region and the world, adds the message.-VNA