Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Weapons in Cambodia? Really?

I bet this never gets mention in the snoozing West.

CAMBODIA: Weapons still flowing to Tamil Tiger rebels

A new report by the prestigious Jane's Intelligence Review in Britain has found Cambodia remains one of the main sources of weapons for Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels. The Tamil Tigers have been fighting for an independent homeland for nearly four decades, in a conflict that has so far claimed more than 60,000 lives. Cambodia's interior ministry has responded to the report, saying it's attempting to fully eradicate the illegal movement of weapons, huge caches of which remain in the country after decades of civil war.

But Mr. Tea Banh, chewing on a slice of Happy Pizza says "No way, Dude. I checked the weapons and they are all here"

Cambodia denies it was a source of weapons for Sri Lanka's Tigers
July 25, Colombo: Cambodia today denied a media report that Cambodia was a source of weapons for Sri Lanka's LTTE.

Cambodian Minister of Defense Tea Banh had said to the Cambodian media that the report is entirely groundless, and there is no authentic evidence to prove it.

“The weapons which belong to the Cambodian government are all in the country and nobody will export them to foreign countries,” a news report said quoting the Minister.

The Jane's Intelligence Review said that ‘Cambodia is one of the most significant single source of weapons for the insurgent group’.

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