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Cambodia elected as ECOSOC member

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Cambodia elected as ECOSOC member

Cambodia has been elected as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), according to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

Vietnam commits to observing 1982 UNCLOS

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Vietnam commits to observing 1982 UNCLOS

Vietnam commits to respecting and fully implementing regulations of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS), said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN.

Vietnam, Russia enhance UN peacekeeping cooperation

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Vietnam, Russia enhance UN peacekeeping cooperation

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Be Xuan Truong, Deputy Defence Minister, received a Russian delegation led by Lieut. Gen. Luralenko Sergey Vasilievich, Deputy Commander-in-chief for Peacekeeping Operations of the Russian Ground Forces in Hanoi on June 14.

Malaysia plans to reopen embassy in DPRK

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Malaysia plans to reopen embassy in DPRK

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that his country will reopen its embassy in Pyongyang, a move expected to end the diplomatic row over the assassination of a citizen of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Kuala Lumpur last year.