Cambodia’s Hun Sen to head to China in search of high-speed rail support

Beijing must be cautious about Phnom Penh improving ties with Tokyo and Washington, analyst says.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will visit China after Lunar New Year, with plans to secure China’s support for his country’s first high-speed rail project.

Hun Sen confirmed on Saturday that he will make a three-day official visit to China from February 9, followed by a trip by Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni.

Hun Sen said this visit was arranged by Chinese President Xi Jinping to mark the third anniversary of his last trip to China, Cambodian daily Rasmei Kampuchea reported on Saturday.

In full: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3206903/cambodias-hun-sen-head-china-search-high-speed-rail-support

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