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Thai, Cambodian army officers meet in B’bang

Thai, Cambodian army officers meet in B’bang

Cambodian and Thai military commanders stationed along the border met this week for annual talks covering plans to reduce border confrontations and cross-border crime, officials said. Chhum Socheat, spokesman for the Ministry of Defence, said yesterday that officers from Cambodian Military Region 5 and their counterparts in the Royal Thai Army met on Monday and Tuesday in Battambang province. Chhum Socheat said the meeting focused on military-to-military cooperation, cross-border terrorism, border security and the prevention of human and drug trafficking. “Besides that they also discussed some development issues such as the promotion of tourism and exchange of trade,” he said.CHEANG SOKHA

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