Malaysian Foreign Minister Contacts Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Requesting the Release of 47 Malaysian detainees
Saifuddin contacted Prak Sokhonn to express Malaysia’s hope that all its nationals would be released immediately.February 13th, 2019
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 13 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah contacted Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister, Prak Sokhonn, who is also foreign and international cooperation minister, to express Malaysia’s aspiration to see that all 47 Malaysian nationals who were being detained at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison be released immediately.
When contacting Sokhonn late this afternoon, Saifuddin expressed his gratitude to the Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister for his concern on the matter.
Saifuddin said he also extended Malaysia’s appreciation for the cooperation rendered by the Cambodian government especially in allowing several consular visits from the Malaysian Embassy in Phnom Penh on the detainees.