Tran The Luu, member of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee’s Standing Board, (R) receives Lieutenant General Mon Sopheap (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City is willing to continue taking measures to enhance its friendship and connection with Cambodian localities in order to further develop the Vietnam-Cambodia traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation.

The statement was made by Tran The Luu, member of the municipal Party Committee’s Standing Board and head of the committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs, at his reception on February 5 for Lieutenant General Mon Sopheap, Deputy Commander of the Special Military Region under the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), who is leading a delegation to visit the city ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Luu affirmed that the local leaders always support the effective development of relations between the municipal High Command and the Special Military Region.

Mon Sopheap, in reply, confirmed that the Special Military Region and the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces at large are willing to collaborate with the Vietnam People’s Army, including Ho Chi Minh City’s High Command.

He thanked Ho Chi Minh City and the municipal High Command for supporting Cambodia’s people and RCAF, which has helped nurture and develop the friendship and solidarity between the two countries’ armies and people.-VNA