02 September 2017

News Story: Cambodian, Lao PMs agree to expedite negotiations over border row

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and his Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith agreed on Friday to speed up their negotiations over border dispute.

The agreement was reached after their meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh.

Speaking at a joint press conference after the meeting, Hun Sen said that he and Thongloun allowed foreign ministers of the two countries to meet in coming days to discuss details of resolution to the border issue.

He added that both sides also agreed to send their respective experts in the Cambodia-Laos Joint Border Committee to work together at disputed border areas and to immediately demarcate any areas where the two sides agree.

Read the full story at Xinhua