This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the United States. Over the past seven decades, there have been ups and downs in the bilateral relationship. In 1965, there was a diplomatic cut-off, which happened again in 1975. The main stumbling blocks in bilateral ties have been the debt incurred from 1970 to 1975, democracy and human rights issues, and the China factor. This webinar aims to discuss the relationship’s achievements, constraints, and missteps, as well as suggest ways to overcome the challenges in order to advance the bilateral relationship.
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