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The Prime Minister of Cambodia will not attend the G20 summit.

The Prime Minister of Cambodia will not attend the G20 summit.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced a positive test for COVID-19 and refused further participation in the G20 summit in Bali.

The G20 summit is taking place on the Indonesian island of Bali on November 15-16. According to the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hun Sen is due to return home on Tuesday.

“Prime Minister Hun Sen and his entourage will return to Cambodia today,” Indonesian Foreign Ministry spokesman Teuku Faizasya said.


Hun Sen himself revealed through his social media account that he tested positive for COVID-19. He explained that shortly before landing in Indonesia, he passed an antibody test. A positive test result for COVID-19 was also confirmed after being examined at a hospital in Bali.


“I plan to return to Cambodia tonight on a scheduled flight and continue my work without receiving guests,” said Hun Sen.