PHNOM PENH, Aug. 10 (FN) — Cambodian Defense Minister Gen.  Tea Banh and Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu on Wednesday encouraged all parties concerned in the South China Sea issue to resolve their disputes through peaceful negotiations.

"We had a brief talk on South China Sea issue and agreed that all parties concerned (in the disputes) should continue negotiating with each other peacefully,"Gen. Tea Banh told reporters after the meeting.

"(We) should not do anything on behalf of the parties concerned in the disputes,"he said.

Ryamizard arrived in Cambodia on Tuesday for a three-day visit to bolster military ties between the two ASEAN members.