Trudeau pledges $1 million to Cambodia, Laos


PHNOM PENH, Cambodia –

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is saying almost $1 million to assist take away unexploded landmines and cluster bombs from Southeast Asia.

He made the $990,000 pledge at an occasion targeted on girls in safety, because the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations attracts to a detailed in Cambodia.

The funding is to assist grassroots and authorities tasks in Cambodia and Laos to clear unexploded ordinances, which stem from civil wars in addition to American bombing in the course of the Vietnam War.

Canada has been pushing international locations within the area to cease utilizing these kind of munitions, and fund remediation because the Nineteen Nineties.

Earlier within the day, Trudeau met with the pinnacle of the ASEAN bloc, who praised him for making Southeast Asia a spotlight of Canada’s upcoming Indo-Pacific technique.

Later, Trudeau is to go to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, which paperwork the toll of the Khmer Rouge regime.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Nov. 12, 2022.


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