Cambodia Optimistic About Achieving 2025 Land Mine-Free Goal


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(Khmer Times) Cambodia is confident it will achieve its goal of being mine-free by 2025 as planned.

The optimism was underlined by Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) in a meeting with Ethan Rinks, Program Manager for East Asia and the Pacific at the U.S. Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement.

Ly Thuch expressed his gratitude to the government of the United States for its support for Cambodia’s mine action for over 30 years, contributing to saving millions of lives from landmines and explosive remnants of war.

The Senior Minister requested the U.S. Government to continue supporting mine clearance operations in Cambodia toward the set mine-free goal.

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Published: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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