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Chinese Premier visits Cambodian royals for condolence

(Xinhua)

08:10, October 16, 2012

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L, front) visits Cambodian Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk (C, front) and Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (R, front) to express deep condolence and sincere sympathy for the death of Cambodian King-Father Norodom Sihanouk in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 15, 2012. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

BEIJING, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited Cambodian Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk and her son, King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni, on Monday evening to express his condolence and sympathy following the death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk.

Wen spoke highly of Sihanouk's life, noting that the Cambodian King Father has made unremitting efforts and remarkable contribution to Cambodia's national independence and peaceful development.

"His Majesty King Father Sihanouk had devoted himself to promoting the friendship between Chinese and Cambodian people, and he himself was a great friend with the Chinese people," according to Wen.

The premier said he personally had forged a deep friendship with Sihanouk and would always cherish memories of the Cambodian King Father.

He also expressed his sympathy to the Queen Mother Monineath and King Sihamoni, saying China will always welcome the Queen Mother as it has done in the past.

Queen Mother Monineath and King Sihamoni both expressed their heartfelt gratitude for Wen's visit. They noted that the Cambodian royal family felt deep appreciation for the relations China has enjoyed with Sihanouk in the past 40 years and would remain committed to carrying on the friendly policies to China formulated by the King Father Sihanouk himself.

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