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Cambodian Information Minister Supports AKP-PL Cooperation 

Cambodian Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith has voiced his support and appreciation for the cooperation in information exchange between the Cambodian state-owned news agency – the Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) –and the Prensa Latina News Agency (PL) of Cuba. 

While receiving a courtesy visit from H.E. Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta, PL Chairman, at the ministry this afternoon, H.E. Khieu Kanharith welcomed the direct exchange of information between the two news agencies, stressing that it is faster and more effective in bringing true information to the Cambodian and Cuban people and the world. 

H.E. Minister recalled the good ties of friendship and cooperation between both countries as well as Cuba’s assistance to Cambodia after the country’s liberation from the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime. 

For his part, H.E. Luis Enrique Gonzalez Acosta expressed his gratitude to the Royal Government and people of Cambodia for always supporting the demand to end the U.S. economic blockade on Cuba. 

He also briefed the information minister on the outcomes of his bilateral meeting with AKP Director General H.E. Mrs. Sokmom Nimul held earlier in the same afternoon.

Following the courtesy meeting, H.E. Khieu Kanharith and H.E. Ms. Liurka Rodríguez Barrios, Ambassador of Cuba to Cambodia witnessed the signing ceremony of Agreement for the Exchange of Press Services between AKP and PL.

AKP and PL first signed their cooperation agreement on March 26, 2012.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press