Cambodia, Barbados Establish Diplomatic Relations

The Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Government of Barbados have issued a Joint Communique on the establishment of their diplomatic relations.

According to the Joint Communique, both sides have decided to establish diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level, in accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations on April 18, 1961, as of the date of signing this document.

The establishment of diplomatic relations between Cambodia and Barbados is aimed to promote mutual understanding and to strengthen the friendship and cooperation among their two peoples, and on the basis of the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations and international law, particularly on the respect for and promotion of international peace and security, equality among States, national sovereignty, independence, international treaties, territorial integrity, and non-interference in the internal affairs of States.

The Joint Communique was signed in New York on Nov. 11, 2019 between Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Cambodia to the United Nations H.E. Sovann Ke and his Barbados counterpart H.E. Ms. Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson.

Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island with a total population of about 280,000 people. Its capital, Bridgetown, is a cruise-ship port.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press