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Cambodia to receive EU climate funding

Cambodia to receive EU climate funding

The European Union is set to sign an agreement with Cambodia, Bangladesh and the Maldives during an upcoming conference in Dhaka to assist the countries in combating climate change. In reports Saturday, United News of Bangladesh quoted officials as saying the agreement is expected to be signed at a regional Global Climate Change Alliance conference, which runs May 30-31. Cambodia, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Laos, Nepal, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Bhutan and Yemen are the nine Asian countries slated to participate in the conference. The European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, is also expected to attend.

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