Courtesy call with the Deputy Prime Minister (July 18, 2017)

Visit at the Office of the Council of Ministers Enlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft)

The Deputy Prime Minister and new Acting Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Minister, H.E. Bin Chhin, received the German Ambassador, Dr. Ingo Karsten, for a courtesy call on July 18, 2017. The Deputy Prime Minister commended the role of the ECCC (Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia) in coping with the tragic history of the Pol Pot-Regime and thanked the German Government for the continuous support of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal and the victims of the regime. Both discussed ways to continue to support the ECCC in the future. After the successful communal elections in June 2017 the German Ambassador expressed his hope that next year´s national elections will provide an environment where all parties can campaign within the framework of the constitution.