Manekseka Sangkum: How about settling 'internal' disputes peacefully?
Cambodia, Vietnam encourage countries to resolve disputes by peaceful means
Source: Xinhua 2016-06-16
PHNOM PENH, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia and Vietnam on Thursday encouraged countries in any disputes to settle their differences through peaceful means including negotiation and consultation, according to a joint statement.
"Both sides encourage the settlement of disputes by peaceful means including negotiation and consultation, exercise of self-restraint, renunciation of the threat or use of force in accordance with universally recognized principles of international laws, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)," said the joint statement.
The joint statement was issued at the end of a three-day state visit of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang to Cambodia.
During the stay, Quang met with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, Senate President Samdech Say Chhum, National Assembly President Samdech Heng Samrin, and Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen.
The two countries also agreed to promote their bilateral relations, particularly in trade, investment, and economic connectivity, the statement added.