Cambodia, U.S. Strengthen Military Cooperation

The Cambodian and U.S. armed forces have agreed on their cooperation in humanitarian affairs and military training for 2019 and 2020.

A minutes was signed Tuesday in Phnom Penh after the annual meeting between the Cambodian Ministry of National Defence and Hawaii-based U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

Lieutenant-General Suon Samnang, Deputy Diretor General of the General Department of Policy and Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of National Defence and Head of Military Coordination Cooperation Group, and visiting Colonel Scott Burnside, Chief of Southeast Asia Policy of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, were the signatories.

Both sides also agreed on cooperation in the areas of health, the search for remains of American soldiers who went missing in Cambodia during the Vietnam War, and the education and training of senior Cambodian officers in Hawaii, according to Lieutenant-General Suon Samnang.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press