Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning opposition

Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning oppositionBy Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – The United States stopped election support for Cambodia with a promise of more “concrete steps” and the European Union threatened vital trade preferences after the main opposition party to Prime Minister Hun Sen was banned. The ban on the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), decreed by the Supreme Court at the government’s request, followed the arrest of its leader for treason.



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