C o-premiers HRH Prince Norodom Ranariddh and HE Samdech Hun Sen have appointed
General Chhim Chhorn to command former Khmer Rouge soldiers who have joined the
Royal Cambodian Armed Forces.
The Royal Government has claimed that
thousands of KR fighters have defected since the general elections last May
under a policy of national reconciliation promoted by His Majesty King Norodom
In Battambang province alone the number of KR returnees reached
3,364 by December, the government claimed.