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About five dozen Montagnard asylum seekers entered Cambodia during the week beginning

July 20, media agencies reported. Two men from the group received asylum from the

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in early August. The rest are speculated

to be living in the forests of the northeast province of Mondolkiri. Many are reportedly

to have malaria.The two Montagnard refugees with UNHCR are awaiting permission from

the Ministry of Interior to enter Phnom Penh.

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