Cambodia, Thailand agree to strengthen mine clearance cooperation at border

The Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) said that they will work closely with Thai authorities to accelerate mine clearance along the borders of the two countries for the common good of both sides.

Ly Thuch, senior minister and first vice-president of the CMAA, met with Thailand Mine Action Centre (TMAC) general-director Supathat Narindarabhakdi on December 8 at CMAA headquarters during which both sides committed to strengthening their cooperation to clear mines along the borders.

During the meeting, Thuch told Narindarabhakdi about Cambodia’s vision for mine action, especially the vision put in place by Prime Minister Hun Sen in turning the border to be a region of peace, safety and development and to achieve that, mine clearance is a must.

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Source: The Phnom Penh Post