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In Brief: PM decorates Vietnamese troops

In Brief: PM decorates Vietnamese troops

Prime Minister Hun Sen awarded medals to 22 Vietnamese soldiers, ranging in rank from captain to colonel, in recognition of their role in providing technical and military hardware support to Unit 70 of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF), according to a document signed by the prime minister and dated July 2008. The document, obtained by the Post, said the medal is known as the sahametrei.

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