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    South Vietnamese representatives have represented Cambodia with a quantity of military weapons.

    The weapons were formally?

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    South Vietnamese representatives have represented Cambodia with a quantity of military weapons.

    The weapons were formally handed over in the capital of Phnom Penh on Friday September 18th.

    The United State is also to give weapons, to Cambodia, as part of a GBP17 million military aid programme. It has been announced that the aid will include ammunition communications equipment. spare parts and training.

    The State Department said the training would be carried out by other countries, such as South Vietnam.

    The arms are to include trucks, machine guns and mortars but not heavy weapons like tanks or armoured personnel carriers. The spare parts will include items for T-28 aircraft which the Cambodians already have.

    Meanwhile, fighting continues in Cambodia as more than 9,000 Government troops continue moving north towards the major provincial capital of Kompong Thom 35 miles to the north of Phnom Penh. Government troops have not succeeded in reaching this area for more than three months.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA16WGS6Y7Y4TIHBNSC85PU0AGT
    Media URN:
    VLVA16WGS6Y7Y4TIHBNSC85PU0AGT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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