- Foreign relations of Cambodia
The Royal Cambodian Government (RGC) has established diplomatic relations with most countries, including the
United States, the United Kingdom, and France, as well as all of its Asian neighbors, to include the People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Laos, South Korea, North Korea, and Thailand. The RGC is a member of most major international organizations, including the United Nationsand its specialized agencies such as the World Bankand International Monetary Fund. The RGC is an Asian Development Bank(ADB) member, a member of ASEAN, and is in the process of securing membership in the WTO. In 2005 Cambodiaattended the inaugural East Asia Summit.
Cambodia is involved in a dispute regarding offshore islands and sections of the boundary with
Vietnam. In addition, the maritime boundary Cambodia has with Vietnam is undefined. Parts of Cambodia's border with Thailandare indefinite, and the maritime boundary with Thailand is not clearly defined.
Cambodia is a
transshipmentsite for Golden Triangle heroin, and possibly a site of money laundering. Reportedly, there is corruption related to narcotics in parts of the government, military and police. Cambodia is also a possible site of small-scale opium, heroin, and amphetamineproduction. The country is a large producer of cannabis for the international market.
* [http://www.mfaic.gov.kh/Diplomatic%20Relations/maindiplom.htm Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic list]
* [http://dosfan.lib.uic.edu/ERC/frus/summaries/950306_FRUS_XXIII_1961-63.html US Department of State: Foreign relations with Southeast Asia 1961-63]
* [http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/www/en/laenderinfos/laender/laender_ausgabe_html?type_id=14&land_id=73 Foreign relations between Cambodia and Germany]
* [http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/cambodia/ Japan-Cambodia Relations]
* [http://www.cambodia.gov.kh/unisql1/egov/english/country.foreign_embassy.html List of foreign embassies in Cambodia]
* [http://www.dfat.gov.au/geo/cambodia/cambodia_brief.html Foreign relations between Cambodia and Australia]
* [http://www.asiasociety.org/publications/cambodia/ AsiaSociety: essays relating to the development of Cambodia]
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