Phnom Penh (FN), July 14 - Another 79 Cambodian workers were detained by the Malaysian authorities in a dragnet of illegal foreign workers in Malaysia, according to an announcement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFA) on Friday.

MoFA confirmed that of the 79 Cambodian workers, 32 are women.

The Cambodian Embassy in Malaysia has accommodated 30 workers and coordinated with the Malaysian authorities to prepare their repatriation.

The Embassy is also seeking ways to assist the remaining detainees.