Men Sam An, Deputy Prime Minister, received Her Excellency Liurka Rodríguez Barrios, the Cuban Ambassador to Cambodia at the Ministry of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection. She thanked the Cuban government: "Cambodia cannot forget the diplomatic ties between the two countries for 60 years, starting with His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk. When Cambodia was besieged by the West and some other countries, Cuba helped Cambodia -she said- in areas such as health, culture, education and sports”.
On behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia, Men Sam An considered the people and the Government of Cuba as great friends who have helped to restore Cambodia to this day.
In response, the Cuban Ambassador to Cambodia reminded that Cuba has suffered from US blockades, but we are recovering successfully in despite of all these factors. Rodríguez said that Cuba send many medical teams to fight against Covid-19 in different parts of the world, as a solidarity and humanitarian mission.
Finally, Her Excellency Dr. Men Sam An wished her success in her diplomatic mission and strengthened the new cooperation.