Cambodia reluctant to repay US war debt

Cambodia is insisting that the US should drop a nearly 50-year-old war debt. Hun Sen, the prime minister, says the debt was incurred mostly because of extensive US bombing campaign in Cambodia in the 1960s and 70s.

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    Cambodia is insisting that the United States should drop a nearly 50-year-old war debt.

    Hun Sen, the prime minister, says the debt was incurred mostly because of extensive US bombing campaign in Cambodia in the 1960s and 70s.

    But the US says Cambodia is in a position to repay it.

    Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Kampong Cham province in Cambodia.


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