Cambodia agrees to Australia's request to house asylum seekers

By Reuters | Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:51 PM

PHNOM PENH, April 29 (Reuters) - Cambodia has agreed to take in people intercepted while trying to migrate to Australia illegally and a U.N. human rights agency said it would provide support for the plan if needed, officials said on Tuesday.

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop asked Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen during a visit in February to take in migrants detained while trying to reach the ...

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