Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi arrived in Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh at Monday mid-night to attend a series of ministerial level meetings of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and to exchange views with his counterparts on East Asian regional cooperation, and regional and global issues.
Yang's visit is paid at the invitation of Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong. At the Phnom Penh International Airport, he was warmly greeted by Cambodia's Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Long Visalo.
From July 10 to 12, the minister is set to participate in the 13th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting, ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting, the 2nd East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and the 19th ASEAN Regional Forum.
Besides, he is also scheduled to meet with his Cambodian counterpart Hor Namhong and Prime Minister Hun Sen.
(Xinhua News Agency July 10, 2012)