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China to train Cambodian army

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China has signed a contract to train the Cambodian army and to supply Phnom Penh with new and updated weapons, starting with 12 helicopters. 

Chinese Gen Jianguo, deputy chief of staff of the People's Liberation Army (left), shakes hands with Deputy Defence Minister Moeung Samphan after signing the agreement on Wednesday. (Photo by Phnom Penh Post)

The ground-breaking deal, certain to shake up regional relations, was signed Wednesday in Phnom Penh at a low-profile ceremony held Wednesday in Phnom Penh.

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