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US' top diplomat extends Khmer New Year greetings

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US' top diplomat extends Khmer New Year greetings

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken extended his greetings to Cambodian people on the occasion of the Khmer New Year from April 14-16.

In his message on April 12, he said: “On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the Cambodian people on the occasion of the Khmer New Year.”

The US' top diplomat noted that Cambodia is well known for its rich and vibrant culture.

“We are honored to continue building the strong cultural connections between the United States and the Kingdom of Cambodia, and we look forward to further advancing our relationship to build a more prosperous, democratic, and independent Cambodia.”

Blinken wished Cambodians a prosperous and healthy new year.

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