The State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Luy David, received Mrs. Ina Lepel, Director General for Asia Pacific of the German Federal Foreign Office and H.E. Dr. Ingo Karsten, German Ambassador to Cambodia, for a meeting on 3 April 2019.
In the meeting, both parties discussed bilateral cooperation between Germany and Cambodia, EU-ASEAN relationship, 2020 ASEM Meeting, and other regional issues. Mr. Ina Lepel noted the internal development in Cambodia and also discussed the importance of credible check and balance system, the freedom of expression, and the significant role of civil Society.
Mrs. Ina Lepel’s visit to Cambodia is a part of a regional tour to understand the latest local development and to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Germany and countries in Asia Pacific.