Cambodia Cancels Future Exercises With US Military.

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Cambodia Cancels Future Exercises With US Military.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:32 pm

Cambodia Cancels Exercise With US Military
by Ben Sokhean and Colin Meyn | January 17, 2017

Weeks after holding its largest-ever joint military exercises with China, Prime Minister HE’s government has canceled Cambodia’s routine joint military exercises with the U.S. for the next two years, officials confirmed on Monday.

“The United States has received a formal communication from the Royal Government of Cambodia postponing joint military training exercises in 2017 and 2018,” U.S. Embassy spokesman Jay Raman said in an email.
“Other activities, including military exchanges and training programs, are not affected.”

Cambodian Defense Ministry spokesman Chhum Socheat said the routine Angkor Sentinel exercise was called off in order to focus on more pressing matters.
“We postponed because we are busy with a six-month national anti-drug campaign. So our forces must go to join with the National Police in order to crack down against drug crime around the country,” he said.

“Second, it’s involved with next commune election that will be held on June 4. So we need to collect the forces to protect the good security and public order for the people,” General Socheat added. “All the postponing is temporary, so wait until those issues end, then we will resume.”

Gen. Socheat said the decision was not meant as a diplomatic message to the U.S., which often draws Mr. HE’s ire for its public criticism of human rights abuses and political oppression at the hands of the ruling party...

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Post by bolueeleh » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:58 pm

first time i have seen an idiot move by HE, all people knows that you dont put all your eggs in 1 basket, i pegged HE more cunning than this :hattip:
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Post by Raybull » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:04 pm

bolueeleh wrote:first time i have seen an idiot move by HE, all people knows that you dont put all your eggs in 1 basket, i pegged HE more cunning than this :hattip:
Maybe somebody is twisting his arm. :unknown:
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Post by OKW » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:12 pm

bolueeleh wrote:first time i have seen an idiot move by HE, all people knows that you dont put all your eggs in 1 basket, i pegged HE more cunning than this :hattip:
check quality of baskets first, then put them into the best ones.
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Re: Cambodia Cancels Future Exercises With US Military.

Post by taabarang » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:22 pm

"check quality of baskets first, then put them into the best ones."

Check the bottom of the basket for a thick monetary nest to put your eggs in. Global Witness labeled Cambodia"country for sale" which sums it up nicely.
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Post by Barang chgout » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:40 pm

'Military exchanges and training programes are not affected....' so the Hun family can send more kids to West Point?

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Post by OKW » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:42 pm

taabarang wrote:"check quality of baskets first, then put them into the best ones."

Check the bottom of the basket for a thick monetary nest to put your eggs in. Global Witness labeled Cambodia"country for sale" which sums it up nicely.
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Post by OKW » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:43 pm

Barang chgout wrote:'Military exchanges and training programes are not affected....' so the Hun family can send more kids to West Point?

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