Speech at the Ceremony to Commemorate 10th Year Achievements of the Cambodian Troops Deployment to the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Distinguished National and International Guests, Chief of Army, Deputy Chief of Army and All Military Officers, Today, I am delighted truly to attend the closing of the “Stocktaking Conference on the Achievement of Cambodia’s 10-Years Peacekeeping Mission of the United Nations (2006-2016)”, which is auspiciously held here at the moment. Taking…

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Selected Impromptu Comments at the Opening of the International Confernece on Responsibility to Protect (R2P), Challenges and Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific

In addition to the prepared text addressed to the opening of the above international conference, Samdech Techo made off the cuff comments on issue of the genocide and its trial as selected here followed.

Excellencies, Lok Chumteavs, Ladies and Gentlemen

Please allow me to make comments on this issue since we have the presence of a very important colleague, HE Gareth Evans. First of all I wanted to address HE Gareth Evans what made him criticize me last year? I have no way of knowing if it was really what HE had said or it was a wrong publication by the newspaper. We have been good friend for a long time. The point here is I am not clear in my mind why (you) criticized me. However, Gareth Evans played a major role on issue of peace in Cambodia. Gareth Evans may still remember the point relating to Khmer Rouge issue in what was known to be initiative of Gareth Evans. He may remember I made it clear in the Paris Conference that “the suitable place for Khmer Rouge was not in the Supreme National Council but to stand trial before the court.

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Remarks at the Opening of the World Conference on “Tourism and Culture: Building a New Partnership” Siem Reap Province

His Excellency Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO),
Her Excellency Ms. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO,
Distinguished National and International Guests,
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xcellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Today I am delighted to attend the opening of the auspicious 1st World Conference on “Tourism and Culture” under the theme of “Building a New Partnership”.

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Speech on the Occassion of the Opening of the 3rd Inter-Governmental Conference on Angkor

Excellency Chair of the Conference,
Excellency Ms. Aurélie Filippetti, Minister of Culture and Communications of Republic of France,
Excellency Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deptuy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan,
Excellencies Co-Chairs of the ICC-Angkor,
Excellency Mr. Kishore Rao, Director of UNESCO World Heritage Center and High Representative of Madam Director General of UNESCO,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen!

It is my pleasure to attend the opening of this historic “3rd Inter-Governmental Conference on Angkor”. Cambodia indeed takes great pride in hosting this major

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