Vietnam congratulates Cambodia on the success of its fifth general election and believes that Cambodia will continue developing with peace, stability and prosperity, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi.

Nghi made the statement on August 1 while answering reporters’ questions on the result of Cambodia ’s election, which took place on July 28.

“We believe that the friendship and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia will continue flourishing for peace, stability and development in the region and the world,” he added.

The election saw the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) win with 68 parliamentary seats. The opposing Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) got the remaining 55 seats in the polls, according to primary results released by Cambodia’s National Election Committee.-VNA