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PM donates to Japan earthquake victims

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday announced a US$100,000 relief package for victims of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit northern Japan on Friday. The premier and Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong yesterday expressed sympathy in letters to their Japanese counterparts. “I feel extremely saddened to hear about the loss of hundreds of lives, many injuries and colossal damages,” said Hun Sen in a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan. Hundreds of deaths and extensive devastation have been reported from the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

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