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Another pair of Vietnam – Cambodia international border gates come into operation

(IndochinaKings.org) The southeastern province of Tay Ninh worked alongside the Cambodian province of Prey Veng to internally organise a ceremony on May 31 to announce the launch of the Tan Nam (Tay Ninh) - Meun Chey (Prey Veng) international border gates amid ongoing challenges relating to COVID-19 pandemic.

At the ceremony on May 31 to announce the operation of the Tan Nam (Tay Ninh) – Meun Chey (Prey Veng) international border gate pair.

Speaking at the ceremony on behalf of the Cambodian side, Governor Chia Sok Me Thy of Prey Veng province emphasized that putting the Meun Chey – Tan Nam international border gate into operation is of great significance to the authorities of both nations. This is along with being a milestone in the development of co-operating between both provinces and countries.

Governor Veng affirmed that the Meunm Chey – Tan Nam border gate pair, when in full operation, will create favorable conditions for citizens of both sides, allowing people to visit their relatives, boosting the exchange of goods, promoting co-operation, and improving the lives of border residents. This will serve to contribute to taking joint ties to new heights, embodying the motto “good neighborliness, traditional friendship, and comprehensive, sustainable and long-term cooperation” agreed by both leaders of the two countries.

Vietnam and Cambodia share 10 international border gates

The site is also an important historical location, marking the fruitful cooperation and great assistance given by the Vietnamese side to the Cambodian people during the process of overthrowing the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, he said.

Both nations share a 1,255 km long common border, with the starting point located at the intersection of the borderline between Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, whilst the endpoint is situated at the last position of the land border on the Gulf of Thailand. This position is between the Vietnamese province of Kien Giang and Cambodia’s Kampot province.

Both nations share 10 international border gates, 11 main border gates, and 20 auxiliary ones.

According to vov.vn

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