On Aug. 21, 2013, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Cambodia's Funcinpec Party President Norodom Arun Rasmey in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia.
Wang Yi said, China-Cambodia friendship, fostered in person by Late King Father Norodom Sihanouk and the older generation of Chinese national leaders, has stood the test of time and set up an example of country-to-country relations. Funcinpec Party was founded by King Father Sihanouk and has inherited the good tradition of China-Cambodia friendship. The Communist Party of China places importance on strengthening communications between the two parties.
Wang Yi said that at present, to maintain stability, unity and development of Cambodia is very important to the country and its people. As a good friend of Cambodia, China hopes and believes that the political parties of Cambodia can resolve disputes as soon as possible and through friendly consultation, start a new session of Congress and the Government. China believes that Funcinpec Party will play a positive and constructive role to this end.
Norodom Arun Rasmey said that Funcinpec Party cherishes the special relations of friendship with China. Funcinpec Party will follow the teachings of the late King Father Sihanouk, adhering to friendly policies towards China and to safeguarding peace and stability in Cambodia.