PHNOM PENH, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Gen. Tea Banh will attend the sixth Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, China, from Oct. 15 to 18, the defense ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
"While in Beijing, Gen. Tea Banh will also attend an informal meeting between Chinese and ASEAN defense ministers to further enhance trust and cooperation in defense field," it said.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been in China since Oct. 11, will also attend and deliver a speech at the sixth Xiangshan Forum, according to Sry Thamarong, minister attached to the prime minister.
Launched in 2006, the forum is a platform for discussing security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.