Sunday, November 17, 2013
Japan, Cambodia to boost cooperation on maritime security
PHNOM PENH, Nov. 16, Kyodo
Japan and Cambodia agreed during their summit Saturday that they will seek to enhance maritime security by establishing the principle of the rule of law to settle disputes in the Asia-Pacific region.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen also decided to advance cooperation between their defense authorities and work together to improve health and medical care in Cambodia, according to a joint statement released after their meeting in Phnom Penh.
The two leaders "underscored the importance of settling maritime disputes by peaceful means in accordance with universally recognized principles of international law...in order to establish the principle of the rule of the law in the Asia-Pacific region," the statement said.
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