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In Brief: Japanese FM to visit Cambodia

Japanese Foreign Minister Nakasone Hirofumi is to visit Cambodia today and Saturday for meetings with Prime Minister Hun Sen and Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong to sign over an array of grants for demining, health and agriculture. The assistance includes US$2.75 million for infectious disease control and water irrigation as well as mine clearance machinery worth $5.21 million, said a statement from the Foreign Affairs Ministry. Some 244 Cambodians were injured or killed by land mines last year, compared with 317 in 2007, according to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre.

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