Vietnam president’s visit comes amidst parade of ASEAN diplomacy

Prime Minister Hun Sen shakes hands with Vietnam President Nguyen Xuan Phuc before a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, December 21, 2021. CamboJA/ Hand Out photo from An Khuon SamAun National Television of Cambodia

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc was greeted Tuesday in Phnom Penh with fluttering flags and a flower ceremony at the Vietnam Friendship Memorial to begin a two-day visit, marking one of the most notable recent visits from ASEAN leaders.