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Rahul, Manmohan meet Cambodian PM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and former met Cambodia's Prime Minister here today and discussed the close ties the two countries share since the time of India's first premier

The meeting lasted for over half-an-hour.

"and share a special relationship which is rooted in history, being the first country which recognised the Independence of in 1953. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, as the Indian Prime Minister, was the first world to congratulate ..that is something which is very fondly remembered and recalled by Hun Sen," Anand Sharma, who was a part of the delegation, said.

Sharma said that the Cambodian PM also referred to the role of Indira Gandhi, after she returned to power in 1980, in recognising the regime change in Cambodia and to assist in the restoration of peace and in rehabilitation work.

The Cambodian PM also reminisced about the close friendship he enjoyed with the late Rajiv as well as former Congress Sonia


is in the country to participate in the ASEAN- Indian Commemorative Summit and held bilateral talks with Prime Minister earlier today.

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First Published: Sat, January 27 2018. 21:35 IST
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