ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Hun Sen's Cambodia

Cambodia's Hun Sen thanks Trump for not seeking regime change

Prime Minister offers to renew friendship in reply letter

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen attends a celebrations marking the 66th anniversary of the country's independence from France, in central Phnom Penh on Nov. 9.   © Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) -- Cambodia's authoritarian leader Hun Sen has offered to renew friendship with the United States after receiving a letter from President Donald Trump, a turnaround in relations with the country he once accused of conspiring to overthrow him.

A letter dated Nov. 26 from Hun Sen to Trump thanked him for assurances that Washington was not seeking "regime change" in Cambodia.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more