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Weapons belonging to the Royal Gendarmerie will be registered and entered into computerized

database, as part of a European assistance program.

The European Union Assistance on Curbing Small Arms and light weapons in Cambodia

(EU ASAC) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of National Defense to provide

better storage facilities for guns.

The agreement was signed by David de Beer from Eu Asac and Lt General Chai Saing

Yun, secretary of state in te Ministry of National Defence.

The EU ASAC has approved $1.3 million to help improve Cambodia's management of small

arms.

The program provides safe storage facilities for Military Regions 1 to 5 and hopes

to extend this to include the air force and navy.

Extensive training will be provided to provincial commanders, logistical operaters

and computer operators to track the registered weapons.

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