Opinion

What Did Suu Kyi’s First Cambodia Visit Achieve?

A look at a significant development within Cambodia-Myanmar relations.

Last week, Myanmar’s de facto leader and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi paid her first visit to Cambodia in her current capacity. The trip spotlighted the ongoing state of ties between the two fellow Southeast Asian states amid wider domestic and foreign policy developments.

Cambodia and Myanmar, two fellow Southeast Asian states, have had contemporary diplomatic ties that date back to 1955, and despite challenges in their relationship, both sides have nonetheless attempted to advance them where possible. With 2020 marking the 65th anniversary of the relationship between the two countries, both sides have been looking at ways to commemorate the milestone in their ties.

In full: https://thediplomat.com/2019/05/what-did-suu-kyis-first-cambodia-visit-achieve/

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