Prime Minister Hun Sen thanked Vietnam for helping Cambodia escape from the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime while receiving President of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association Vu Mao in Phnom Penh on Nov. 22.

PM Hun Sen added that the liberation revitalised Cambodian people and at present, Vietnam continues helping Cambodia in national construction and development.

PM Hun Sen said that Cambodia and Vietnam are continuing to strengthen cooperation in order to boost friendship and development of the two countries. He praised the effective contributions made by friendship associations of the two countries to the expansion of bilateral relations.

Vu Mao is leading a delegation of the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association on a visit to Cambodia from Nov. 20-26 at the invitation of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association.

While in Cambodia , the Vietnamese guests were received by Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Say Chhum, and Deputy Prime Minister and President of the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association Men Samon.

The delegation is scheduled to have a working session with the Cambodian Development Council./.