The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) promoted 341 officers to new positions within the army in the month leading up to the July 28 election, according to recently published issues of the Royal Gazette. Dy Phan, a cousin of Prime Minister Hun Sen, was one of 17 major generals promoted to lieutenant general by royal decrees signed between July 2 and July 25, according to issues of the Gazette published over the past two weeks. Another 173 officers were promoted from brigadier general to major general, and 151 from colonel to brigadier general. The promotions bring to 501
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