NEWS | Jan. 15, 2019

Visit of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Joseph H. Felter to Cambodia

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia

U.S. Embassy in Cambodia -- Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia (DASD) nDr. Joseph H. Felter will visit Cambodia January 15-16, 2019.

DASD Felter will meet with Ministry of National Defense Secretary of State General Neang Phat to discuss a shared vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and how a productive military-to-military relationship can help Cambodia maintain its sovereignty free from coercion, to ensure the country’s peace, prosperity, and independence for future generations.

He will then discuss a path forward for enhancing military-to-military cooperation, when the Cambodian government makes progress on strengthening institutions and implementing reforms, including by dropping all charges against Kem Sokha and allowing civil society and media to operate freely.