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PLA Navy Warships Make First Port of Call in Cambodia’s New Chinese-Built Port

Officers from the Chinese navy and the Cambodian military gather aboard the deck of a PLA Navy warship during a first-ever port of call at the newly-built Ream navy base. Images via the Cambodian Ministry of Defense.

A small flotilla of Chinese warships that includes a destroyer, a frigate and a supply vessel docked at Cambodia’s newly upgraded Ream naval base on Tuesday in the southwestern province of Sihanoukville.

Defense Minister Tea Seiha said the PLA Navy warships came to Ream to provide training for the Cambodian Navy.

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