Li Keqiang Meets with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen
2020/02/05

On the afternoon of February 5, 2020, Premier Li Keqiang met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Great Hall of the People.

Li Keqiang said, Mr. Prime Minister’s visit at this time reflects the Cambodian people's friendliness toward the Chinese people and their support for China's fight against the epidemic caused by the novel coronavirus. The Chinese side attaches great importance to Mr. Prime Minister’s visit. President Xi Jinping will meet you. We are willing to make joint efforts with the Cambodian side to constantly enrich the connotation of China-Cambodia comprehensive strategic cooperation.

Li Keqiang stressed, the Chinese government and people are doing our best to combat the epidemic. The people's safety and health always come first. China is taking epidemic prevention and control as the most important task at present, adhering to the scientific and effective prevention and control, treating patients with all-out efforts, and striving to guarantee supplies of key medical materials and people's daily necessities, to safeguard normal life for all people in China, including the Cambodian people. During this process, the Chinese side has continued to release information about the epidemic in a timely, open, transparent and responsible manner and is willing to actively carry out international cooperation. The Chinese government and people have confidence, determination and capability to win the battle against the epidemic.

Hun Sen said, the most important purpose of my visit is to show the sincere feelings of sharing weal and woe between the two peoples at a critical moment. The Cambodian government and people express condolences to the Chinese people affected by the epidemic and appreciation to the Chinese government’s care for Cambodian students and nationals in China. We will stand firmly with the Chinese government and people to eliminate panic and overcome difficulties together. We believe that the Chinese people will surely win the battle against the epidemic. The Cambodian side is willing to strengthen practical cooperation with the Chinese side in various fields and elevate bilateral relations to new highs.

Wang Yi and He Lifeng were present.

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