Russia seeks cooperation in heritage preservation with Cambodia

Moscow would like to join the committee to preserve the Preah Vihar Hindu temple.

Buddhist monks at Preah Vihear temple in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia, 07 November 2008. Source: EPA  

 Russia would like to increase cooperation with Cambodia in several areas, including heritage preservation, Russia’s Ambassador in Phnom Penh Dmitry Tsvetkov told Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, according to the Khymer Times.  

Russia is eager to participate in the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of Preah Vihar, a Hindu temple that is on Cambodia’s border with Thailand, the paper said.

Other areas of cooperation include investment and information exchange, according to the report

Moscow would also like to increase investment in the Preah Silhanouk province.

Tsvetkov told An that Russia wants to expand its broadcasting programs in Cambodia by providing Russian news, movies, documentaries, and other programs free of charge, according to the report.



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