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U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh Statement on the Conviction of 11 CNRP Activists

Released on July 25, 2015 The United States is closely monitoring the case of the 11 CNRP activists convicted of insurrection arising out of July 2014 protests in Phnom Penh.  Peaceful protest and freedom of expression are fundamental aspects of democracy. The group, which includes U.S. citizen Meach Sovannara, was summarily convicted and received sentences ...
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Remarks by Colonel Tippins at the Cambodian Mine Action Center Dive Training Closing Ceremony and Humanitarian Mine Action Equipment Turnover Ceremony

(As Prepared for Delivery) July 24, 2015 His Excellency Heng Ratana, Director General of the Cambodian Mine Action Center; Mr. Allen Tan, Golden West Humanitarian Foundation representative, and other distinguished members of the Cambodian mine action community, good morning. I deeply value the opportunity to represent the U.S. partnership with Cambodia in the work of ...
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Remarks by Colonel Craig Tippins at the Gulf of Thailand Initiative Commanders Conference Opening Ceremony

Siem Reap July 14, 2015 To begin this morning, I would like to extend my respect and gratitude to His Excellency Admiral Tea Vinh and other distinguished representatives from Cambodia’s National Committee for Maritime Security.  I thank you all for generously agreeing to hold this event in your country.   Hosting this Commanders Conference in Siem ...
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U.S. and Cambodia Support a New Program for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia

Released on July 13, 2015 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia launched a new program today to support persons with disabilities in Cambodia.  The Rehabilitation and Prosthetics Program for Persons with Disabilities in Cambodia was awarded to Veterans International Cambodia (VIC), which will provide rehabilitation and ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Julie Chung at the Announcement of USAID Grant to Veterans International Cambodia (VIC)

As Prepared for Delivery National Rehabilitation Center for the Disabled, Phnom Penh July 13, 2015 His Excellency Sem Sokha, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans, and Youth Rehabilitation; Mr. Keo Rithy, Country Director of Veterans International Cambodia; Partners, ladies, and gentlemen: I am very happy to be here with all of ...
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