Phnom Penh (FN), Apr. 8 – Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, on Thursday, participated in the 2nd ASEAN-UK Open-ended Troika Dialogue via videoconference.

The meeting exchanged views on cooperation in public health emergencies cooperation to combat the COVID19 pandemic, economic recovery and climate change as well as other regional and international issues of common concern and interest, according to the press release dated Thursday.

On trade, Cambodian Foreign Minister encouraged ASEAN and the UK to explore the possibility of having an ASEAN-UK FTA as well as to expand digital cooperation to support the growth of MSMEs.

With respect to climate change issue, he expressed confidence that the COP26, under the UK’s Presidency, would provide excellent opportunity for ASEAN Members States to further engage with the UK to achieve the long-term and low-emission development strategies.

Read full press release below.