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PM asks UK for more jab help as 415K shots arrive

Publication date 05 August 2021 | 20:26 | ICT

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested additional Covid-19 vaccines-related assistance from the UK as 415,000 doses of its AstraZeneca jabs touched down in Phnom Penh on August 5.

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