Cambodia, Russia sign deal on fight against terrorism

Source:Xinhua Published: 2015-5-29 21:25:01

Cambodia and Russia have signed an intergovernmental memorandum of understanding (MoU) on counter- terrorism, an official said Friday.

The deal was inked on Wednesday during Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sar Kheng's visit to Moscow, Gen. Por Pheak, director of the Cambodian Interior Ministry's International Relations Department, told reporters at Phnom Penh International Airport while returning from Russia with Sar Kheng.

"During the visit, Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng signed the MoU with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov,"he said.

"The MoU focuses mainly on mutual help through exchanging information, experiences, and expertise in the process of preventing and cracking down on terrorism and financing of terrorism."

In Moscow, Sar Kheng also met with Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev in which they discussed details of cooperation plan stated in the MoU, he said, adding that the two ministers also talked on cooperation in law enforcement and cross- border crime suppression.

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