Cambodia expressed the interest of furthering bilateral cooperation with Cuba on gender issues, in particular the exchange of experiences on policies aimed at the empowerment, protection and effective participation of women in society. Such will was conveyed by Dr. Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women's Affairs, during a courtesy call the Minister conceded to Vice President of ICAP, Alicia Corredera Morales and Cuban Ambassador to Phnom Penh, Juan Hidalgo-Gato Pérez.
The National Assembly of Cambodia emphasized on its official website the historical ties of friendship with Cuba. The Legislature offered extensive information on the meeting of the parliamentary group of friendship with Cuba with the Vice President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), Alicia Corredera Morales, as well as the Cuban Ambassador in Phnom Penh, Juan Hidalgo-Gato Pérez.
Nguon Nhil, Vice-President of the National Assembly of Cambodia called for the end of U.S. blockade against Cuba. The parliamentarian leader argued that that policy harms the Cuban people and limits the economic development of the country. These statements of support were made by him during a meeting with ICAP Vice-President, Alicia Corredera Morales and Cuban Ambassador to Phnom Penh, Juan Hidalgo-Gato Pérez, at Cambodia´s Legislative House.
Nin Saphon, President of the parliamentary group of friendship with Cuba in the National Assembly of Cambodia, reiterated the support of the Legislative body of his country to the Cuban struggle against the American blockade. The parliamentary leader demanded the total elimination of such a policy and highlighted the historical stance of Cambodia against this economic, financial and commercial siege. Saphon reiterated the gratitude of the Government and the Cambodian people for the help offered by Cuba in the most difficult moments of its recent history.
CAMBODIA, 25 January 2017.- The Ambassador of Cuba to Cambodia, Juan Hidalgo-Gato Pérez, assessed the strengthening of ties between the Parliaments of the two countries, during a meeting with Nin Saphon, President of the parliamentary group of friendship with Cuba at the headquarters of the National Assembly of the Asian country.