January 19, 2022
BANGKOK – In September last year, Beijing handed over to Phnom Penh a stunning US$150 million (S$202 million) sports stadium it had fully underwritten. In the presence of visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, long-time Cambodian Premier Hun Sen reiterated his by-now famous phrase: “If I do not rely on China, who should I rely on?”
He said then: “This is the real political trust that never falters between the two parties, despite pressure from this person, from that person.
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