Cambodia establishes committee for destruction of chemical weapons/war remnants


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.