PHNOM PENH, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Friday that he "is very satisfied with" the excellent relations and cooperation between Cambodia and China, according to a spokesman of the prime minister.
The prime minister made the remarks during a meeting here with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said the spokesman.
"The prime minister told His Excellency Song Tao that he was very happy to see good relations and cooperation between Cambodia and China and between the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and the Communist Party of China," the spokesman told reporters after the meeting.
Hun Sen, who is also the president of the CPP, said the close ties were born from the building of mutual confidence and trust by the leaders of the two countries.
He also expressed profound thanks to China for constantly supporting Cambodia in the socio-economic development.
Song, for his part, said China and Cambodia are good friends, neighbors, brothers and partners.
He said his visit to Cambodia was to further enhance relations and cooperation between the two parties.