US help fund Cambodian genocide tribunal
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The United States announced Monday it has decided to help fund the Cambodian genocide tribunal’s work in putting former Khmer Rouge leaders on trial.
Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte told Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong about his government’s decision to fund the tribunal during their meeting Monday, a Cambodian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Koy Kuong, told reporters.
Washington has so far provided no direct funding. It was not clear how much money the U.S. government will give, but Koy Kuong said Negroponte will announce the figure at a press conference Tuesday, the last day of his three-day visit to Cambodia. Read here for more details.
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