Cambodia nixes military exercises to save funds

The Cambodian armed forces has cancelled two major army and navy exercises this year to save funds to be used for the country’s economic recovery.

It has also downsized other planned military exercises into small-scale training stints.

“We need to reduce unnecessary expenses to save money which can be used for Covid-19 prevention efforts, economic recovery and to improve people’s livelihoods.”

In full: https://www.nst.com.my/world/region/2020/06/603638/cambodia-nixes-military-exercises-save-funds

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