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South Korea, Cambodia Agree to Enhance Economic, Cultural Ties

South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun and visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen have agreed to increase economic, cultural and political exchanges.

Mr. Roh's office said that during talks in Seoul today, Tuesday, the two leaders agreed to form a joint committee to enhance ties in areas including tourism and infrastructure development and labor.

They also observed the signing of several documents, including the extension of a water development loan from South Korea to Cambodia.

The leaders also called for cooperation in speeding up the conclusion of free trade talks between South Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

The Cambodian Prime Minister arrived in South Korea Monday for a four-day visit