Cambodia’s Deputy PM and Defence minister Tea Banh held a meeting with the concerned ministers, seeking ways on how to address the long-time impacts of chemical weapons and war remnants.
“Today, we have to start another step further that falls in line with the new developing situation,” Tea Banh told the meeting recently.
A report of the Defence ministry seen by Khmer Times over the weekend states that, Defence minister Tea Banh will chair the National Authority for the committee and that Cambodia has ratified the chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) with the United Nations.
The committee will set up its team and seek ways on how to destroy chemical weapons found in Sen Monorom in O Raing Ov district, located in the North-eastern province of Mondulkiri, along the border with Vietnam. Continue reading.