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Jakara to train officers

Jakara to train officers

A military training program for selected Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) officers

is to begin in Indonesia shortly.

The announcement of military assistance to the new Royal Cambodian Armed Forces was

made during a visit to Phnom Penh on Nov. 8 by the commander-in-chief of the Indonesian

Armed Forces, General Faisal Tanjung.

Other military assistance includes a supply of trucks, jeeps and uniforms.

Gen. Tanjung was accompanied by a delegation of military officials including Lt.

Gen. Ogum, the commander of Indonesia's Special Forces.


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