Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh had a telephone conversation with his Singapoean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan over the recent remarks made by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong which called Việt Nam's efforts to stop the genocidal Khmer Rouge in Cambodia an "invasion" and "occupation." — VNA/VNS Photo Lâm KhánhHÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh yesterday held a telephone conversation with Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan over controversial remarks made by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong regarding Việt Nam’s war with Cambodia in the 1970s-80s. Prime Minister of Cambodia Samdech Hun Sen last night took to Facebook to air his indignation over Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong’s statement on his Facebook page last night. His statement reveals to the Singaporean people and the world that leaders of Singapore had indeed contributed to the massacre of Cambodian people,” he added. Lee Hsien Loong considers the trial of the Khmer Rouge leaders legitimate?” the PM concluded.
Source: Viet Nam News June 07, 2019 14:48 UTC