Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 3 – As a rotating chair of ASEAN Summit 2022, Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen encouraged all ASEANAPOL members to further cooperate in the fight against terrorism in the ASEAN region.

The premier spoke during a courtesy call by ASEANAPOL delegations at the Peace Palace on Thursday (3 Mar).

According to the premier's personal secretary Eang Sophalleth, premier Hun Sen urged all ASEANAPOL members to further enhance cooperation in order to prevent any terrorism activities, particularly ensuring that ASEAN is a zero-terrorism region.

The premier also encouraged ASEANAPOL to exchange experience and information; and to expand relations between ASEAN members, in particular, to promote trade among the region.

In response, all ASEANAPOL delegations pledged to follow the recommendations of Samdech and step up efforts to transform the ASEAN region into a zone of cooperation, harmony, peace and stability.