East Timor Will Join ASEAN in 2012 Need Support from Cambodia: President Jose Ramos-Horta
East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta announced on Wednesday that his country will join ASEAN in 2012 if the political stability and economic growth performed well in next few years.
We hope that Cambodia and other ASEAN countries will support us as a new and youngest membership of ASEAN in 2012, he told hundreds of Cambodian students in Phnom Penh downtown.
He told the audience that to build peace, we need to build at home first, our children are not afraid of their home. After they leave school for home, they feel that their home are safe for them.
He visited here this morning under the bridge program for building culture of peace which organized by the international Peace Foundation. He met with Cambodian students in few hours ago and this afternoon also met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen for bilateral talks and the result of the meeting is not announced yet. His term will end in 2012 too.