Joe Biden has slammed Cambodia, which hosts an international summit led by Southeast Asian leaders, as Colombia in another high-profile mistake.

“Now that we are back here in Cambodia, I look forward to making even greater progress than we have already made, and I want to thank the Colombian Prime Minister for his leadership as ASEAN Chair. and for welcoming us all,” he said.

He was referring to Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia, who currently chairs the 10-member regional bloc.

President Biden is on a whirlwind trip with stops at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, ASEAN in Phnom Penh and the G20 summit in Indonesia.

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US President Joe Biden shakes hands with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (Picture: AP)

It comes just weeks after he blundered during a speech when he asked if a deceased congresswoman was in the audience.

He blundered at a conference on hunger, nutrition and health after apparently forgetting that Jackie Walorski, the former Republican state representative from Indiana, died in a car accident in August .

The 79-year-old looked around in Washington on September 28 and said, “Jackie, are you there? Where’s Jackie? She must not be here.”

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