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[News] PM Lee meets Myanmar, Cambodian leaders: NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ha...

[News] PM Lee meets Myanmar, Cambodian leaders: NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ha...

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has met with Myanmar President Thein Sein at the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit. A statement by the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs said both leaders reaffirmed their countries' longstanding bilateral ties, and pledged to strengthen economic cooperation. Mr Lee also welcomed the "significant progress" made towards national reconciliation, and expressed Singapore's support for Myanmar's leadership of ASEAN in 2014. He also reiterated President Tony Tan Keng Yam's invitation to President Thein Sein to visit Singapore. Mr Lee also met Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and expressed his condolence over the loss of lives in the recent floods. He also said Singapore is ready to assist where required. PM Hun Sen briefed Mr Lee on Cambodia's priorities in its bid to be ASEAN Chair in 2012, and Mr Lee said Singapore ...

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