China donates mine-clearance equipment, vehicles to Cambodia

China donated mine-clearance equipment, vans, and motorcycles to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) on Monday.

The donation included mine detectors, demining personal protective equipment outfits and helmets, exploding initiators, vans, and motorcycles, among others.

Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian hoped that the donation would help reduce landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) casualties in Cambodia, saying that China was committed to helping Cambodia eliminate all types of mines and explosive remnants of war by 2025.

The Chinese government has provided demining assistance and training courses to more than 40 countries across the globe, he said.

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