Vietnam PM tells Singapore’s Lee Cambodia invasion statement incorrect, offensive

Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has criticized Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong’s recent comments about Vietnam’s role in the Khmer Rouge fight.

He said his claim was incorrect and offended both Vietnam and Cambodia.

In a Facebook post on May 31 Lee had expressed condolences on the passing of former Thai PM and president of the Privy Council, General Prem Tinsulanonda, who he said served at the time five ASEAN members came together “to oppose Vietnam’s invasion of Cambodia and the Cambodian government that replaced the Khmer Rouge.”

In full:

Related Stories

Latest News