28 Jun 2012
The Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday invited Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Conference to be held in Tehran in late September, according to officials.
The invitation was extended to Hun Sen by Mohammad Ali Fathollahi, special envoy of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on Wednesday at the Peace Palace, Eang Sophalleth, spokesman for Prime Minister Hun Sen, told reporters after the meeting.
Mohammad Ali Fathollahi said currently, there are a lot political events happening around the world and the NAM conference will be used to seek peace and stability for the world.
Hun Sen accepted the invitation and promised to join the conference. He said that it was very vital to strengthen the role of the NAM on international arena in order to bring peace and stability to people in the world.
Meanwhile, the premier, on the bilateral ties, asked Iran to expand relations and cooperation with Cambodia in the fields of trade and tourism in addition to existing political and diplomatic cooperation.