Cambodia ready to accept Ukrainian refugees

Prime Minister Hun Sen says Cambodians are not allowed to fight in Russia-Ukraine conflict .

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced Cambodia would accept Ukrainian refugees while warning Khmers not to join international brigades and fight in the Russo-Ukrainian War, adding that the widening conflict was not for volunteers.

“In the case of Ukrainians fleeing to Cambodia, we will accept them,” he said during the inauguration of an SOS Children’s Village — villages designed for children without parental care — in the eastern province of Prey Veng.

More than three million Ukrainian refugees have arrived in neighboring countries, with more than a million fleeing to Poland, 270,000 to Hungary and 337,000 to Moldova, since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, according to the United Nations.

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