Cambodia - VN Friendship Monument inaugurated
11:01 | 17/10/2017
VGP - A Viet Nam-Cambodia Friendship Monument was inaugurated in Khemara Phoumin city, Koh Kong province on October 16.

Addressing the event, Secretary of State at the Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religions Nhem Valy said that the people of Kampong Chhnang province and Cambodia as a whole are always grateful to the Party, Government, army and people of Viet Nam for saving Cambodia from the Pol Pot genocide regime.  

Vietnamese Military Attaché in Cambodia Colonel Nguyen Anh Dung expressed his belief that the monument will witness the strong development of Kok Kong in the time ahead as well as the traditional friendship, an invaluable asset shared by the two nations and armies. 

This is the ninth monument completed under a project to build and upgrade 17 Viet Nam-Cambodia Friendship Monuments in Cambodia, with funds provided by the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence, aiming to mark the 50thanniversary of the establishment of Viet Nam-Cambodia diplomatic ties.

The monument was first built in 1989 on the occasion of 10 years of victory over the Pol Pot regime.

                                                                                                                                By Vien Nhu

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