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Phnom Penh (VNA) – Governor of Banteay Meanchey province in Cambodia, Suon Bovor, has affirmed his determination to foster the bilateral ties long nurtured by the two countries.

He made his affirmation during a reception for representative from the Vietnamese Consulate General in Battambang city Nguyen Dung An, who came to congratulate the local authorities on the traditional Khmer New Year festival.

Bovor wished that the traditional friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Cambodia will be everlasting.

While asking for further cooperation with Vietnam in diverse areas, An suggested the host side provide a list of major business contacts for Vietnamese counterparts to study and form networks.

He also wished that local authorities will continue helping team K70 from the Military Command of Tay Ninh province under the Vietnam People’s Army with the search for and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese experts and volunteer soldiers who sacrificed their lives to the war in Cambodia.-VNA