Cambodia To Take Part In WW1 Ceremony

A delegation from Cambodia has been invited to France for a special ceremony to mark the centenary of the start of World War 1.

The President of the French Republic invited 73 countries to take part on the July 14 parade by sending a flag, its military guard and four, young civilians to the celebration.

Cambodia accepted the invitation and will send a delegation, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister H.E. Hor Namhong, to the international event.

To mark the occasion, the Institut Francais du Cambodge screened the first episode of Apocalypse, the First World War, a documentary series made from archive images and films from the event.

Mr Hor was also on hand to introduce the delegation to guests.