30 years since Japan sent peacekeepers to Cambodia

Saturday marks 30 years since Japan sent its Self-Defense Forces to Cambodia for UN peace-keeping operations.

The SDF’s first peace-keeping mission, which began in 1992, helped the Southeast Asian country to rebuild after decades of civil war.

Many Japanese civilians also contributed to Cambodia’s recovery. In 1993, a police officer on a UN peace-keeping mission and a man working as a UN volunteer were shot dead.

In full: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20220917_06/

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