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PM Leaves for United States to Address UN General Assembly

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PHNOM PENH: Prime Minister Hun Sen departed from Cambodia on Wednesday morning, 21 September, to New York, USA to attend the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

The Royal Government of Cambodia’s special plane carrying the Prime Minister and his delegation left Phnom Penh International Airport this Wednesday morning.

According to a Tuesday, 19 September, press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Prime Minister Hun Sen will attend the 77th UNGA, held under the theme "A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges,” where he will deliver Cambodia’s national statement.

The General Assembly will be held from 21-23 September 2022 in New York City.

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s national statement will highlight Cambodia’s constructive role in supporting rule-based multilateralism, the coordinated fight against emerging global health threats, climate change, strengthening multilateral trade system, digital policies and the green economy, as well as Cambodia's ASEAN Chairmanship and efforts to mitigate the impacts of Covid-19 in order to sustain long-term socioeconomic growth.

In addition to attending the UNGA, the Prime Minister will also embark on an official visit to the Republic of Cuba and attend the national funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from 21-28 September 2022.

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