Defence Minister Tea Banh has criticised the US government again for ignoring Cambodia’s plight in removing chemical bombs.
The United States pledges to continue to fund work to clear landmines and unexploded ordnances from the country.
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre yesterday says the United States will cease funding its work to clear the country of unexploded ordnance from January.
The Foreign Affairs Minister writes to the the Hague to ask for assistance clearing bombs.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs is to file a request with the United Nations that US chemical bombs be cleared from Cambodian territory.
The Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) has called on the United States.
A total of 96 people, including 67 women, seek medical treatment for suspected exposure to chemical bombs.
Prime Minister Hun Sen condemns a US Embassy statement on chemical bombs found in Svay Rieng province, describing it as an “insult” to Cambodians and a distortion of facts.
The Cambodian Mine Action Authority replies to US embassy claims it knew about bombs.
Three children in Korki commune may have suffered birth defects or ill health resulting from exposure to chemical bombs.
One chemical bomb is unearthed by an expert team from the Cambodian Mine Action Centre.