Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 19 – Cambodia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry announced the temporary suspension of all border crossings with Vietnam, according to the ministry’s letter dated 18 March 2020 addressed to Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia.

“Entry by Vietnamese nationals into Cambodia and Cambodian nationals into Vietnam by land, water way and air will be temporarily suspended, effective from 23h59 of 20 March 2020. This measure is primarily aims to avert the inconvenience of quarantine requirement for both Vietnamese and Cambodian nationals who travel to Vietnam from Cambodia,” the ministry wrote.