U.S. Commitment to Demining in Cambodia


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(Khmer Times) The United States commemorates Cambodia's 25th National Mine Awareness Day, expressing commitment to humanitarian mine action. Having invested over $208 million since 1993, the U.S. pledges an additional $12 million for demining in 2024, supporting Cambodia's Mine-Free 2025 goal. U.S. assistance has played a vital role in clearing over 100,000 landmines, contributing to Cambodia's emergence as a global demining leader. The nation chairs the 5th Review Conference of the Mine Ban Convention in 2024, a historic event reflecting its transformation from a heavily mined country to a proactive demining contributor. The U.S. also aids Cambodia in addressing unexploded ordnance, emphasizing enduring partnerships and commitment to global mine action.

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Published: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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