Friday, December 18, 2009

Cambodia’s Mine Clearance Extended in Another 10 Years

H.E. Prak Sokhun, secretary of state at the Council of Ministers’ Office and vice chairman of the Cambodia Mine Action Authority (CMAA) briefs reporters on the 2nd Review Conference for Mine Ban Treaty held in Cartagena, Colombia on Nov. 29- Dec.4.

On his arrival at Phnom Penh international airport on Dec. 9, H.E. Prak Sokhun said stakeholders in the Anti-Personnel Mine-Ban Treaty formally approved the Cambodian government’s request for an extension of antipersonnel mines clearing action in 10 years ahead, adding that they also decided to hold the 11th international conference for Mine Ban Treaty in 2011 in Cambodia.

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