Japanese MSDF ships make port call in Cambodia

Two Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force vessels have arrived at a strategic port in southern Cambodia.

The minesweepers URAGA and HIRADO entered the port of Sihanoukville on Tuesday.

Japan’s Ambassador Mikami Masahiro said at an arrival ceremony that the two countries can cooperate more closely to bring peace, stability and prosperity to the entire region. He said this can be done by securing a rules-based international order to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific.

In full: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20220315_40/

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