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Two Chinese Warships in Cambodia for Military Drills

A Cambodian Military Police official stands guards near Chinese training ship Qijiguang docked during a welcome ceremony at the Sihanoukville port in Preah Sihanouk province on May 19, 2024. AFP

Two Chinese warships docked in Cambodia on Sunday as part of the biggest-ever joint military drills with the Southeast Asian nation. Beijing’s ambassador hails their “ironclad” friendship.

Cambodia has long been a staunch ally of China and has received billions of dollars in investment.

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