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VN donates rice to victims of Cambodian floods

Update: November, 07/2013 - 10:01
The National Assembly of Viet Nam presented 1,000 tonnes of rice to Cambodian flood victims at a ceremony held in Phnom Penh yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Xuan Khu
PHNOM PENH  (VNS) — The National Assembly of Viet Nam presented 1,000 tonnes of rice to Cambodian flood victims at a ceremony held in Phnom Penh yesterday.

The latest floods took the lives of 80 people and resulted in economic losses of around US$1 billion.

Addressing the ceremony, the Chairman of the Cambodia National Assembly, Heng Samrin, stressed that the aid showed the strong solidarity and friendship offered to Cambodia in difficult times by the Vietnamese State and people.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Ngo Anh Dung offered his sympathy to the families of Cambodian victims and expressed his hope that Cambodian people would soon rebuild their communities after the devastation caused by the flooding. — VNS

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