US ends military academy programme for Cambodia amid strained ties


PHNOM PENH (Reuters): The United States has ended its programme with Cambodia to send students to top American military academies, a US embassy official said on Thursday (July 1), marking the latest sign of strains in the relations between the two countries.

Washington has been concerned over China's growing military presence in Cambodia, with the Southeast Asian country becoming one of Beijing's most important allies in the region.

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