Cambodia's Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has said that the issue of Kodaw 19 is one of the main reasons why the United States has decided to delay the ASEAN-US summit and the real delay. Only Donald Trump and his co-workers can explain this clearly.
In late February, US President Donald Trump decided to postpone the Asean-US Special Summit scheduled for March 14, due to concerns over the disease.
In the inauguration ceremony of more than 1,000 Asian-European University students on the morning of March 2, 2020, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the first ASEAN-US Summit is scheduled for March 14th. But in the turmoil of the issue with the new coronavirus (Covid-19), the time needed by the US president was delayed. Donald Trump.
"This has also caused some analysts to analyze this, but only the president of the United States and his colleagues have been able to disclose why. The main reason here is the United States," he said. Fighting the spread of Covid-19 by appointing Vice President Mike Pince in charge of addressing the Covid-19. But it was also suggested that the US delay the meeting because some ASEAN leaders did not attend the meeting, such as the President of the Philippines, the Malaysian Prime Minister and the Indonesian Prime Minister, who all represented more than half of the ASEAN population. And.
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen: "But I still understand that the first reason for the fight against Covid-19 is the main reason for the delay because the next meeting is not too late. Also, if you want to meet, the US also appreciates the importance of US-ASEAN relations. Because of the United States, especially President Donald Trump, he has failed to attend the ASEAN meetings for three consecutive years. ”
He added that the US president had already been absent from the ASEAN meetings three times already, with his representative replaced. However, Samdech Techo thought that the first reason the US decided to delay this important meeting was the fight against Corona, not the US with ASEAN. Khada