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In Brief: Japan donates 20 firetrucks

In Brief: Japan donates 20 firetrucks

The

government of Japan has donated 20 firetrucks to Cambodia and will also

help to train the country's firefighters, officials said. Eang

Sophalleth, a spokesman for Prime Minister Hun Sen, said the offer came

during a meeting between Hun Sen and Japan's Minister of Interior Kunio

Hatoyama on Saturday. "The firetrucks will arrive before the end of the

year," Eang Sophalleth told the Post Monday. "Our officers need to be

trained how to use them."

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