The Chinese government has given 1,000 handguns along with 50,000 bullets to Cambodia’s police forces, according to an announcement posted Wednesday to the website of the National Police Commissariat. “Many things were handed over to Cambodian authorities to enhance social security, including 1,000 short guns [handguns], 50,000 bullets and other equipment,” the announcement states. “Besides handing over all these materials, Chinese delegates paid Cambodia a several-day visit, to gauge spectacular Cambodia’s tourism potential,” it continues. Kirth Chantarith, spokesman for the national police, who is shown with Chinese officials in photographs released along with the statement, declined to comment
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