A delegation from the German government congratulated Prime Minister Hun Sen for his latest election victory and pledged on Berlin’s behalf to continue supporting the development of the Kingdom.
A letter sent to Prime Minister Hun Sen this week from French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has set off a debat e about Cambodia’s increasingly tense relationship with Western powers.
Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed hope Wednesday for Cambodia's further development and democratization in talks with his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn.
The United States’ ambassador to Cambodia has said Washington is keeping a close eye on the Cambodian government and monitoring its commitment to reverse the deteriorating rights situation in the country.
Incoming US Ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy voiced concerns over deteriorating relations between Cambodia and the US during a recent visit to the Kingdom.
International analysts meeting in Washington this week have said that Cambodia’s recent election was not representative of the will of the people following the banning of the country’s main opposition ahead of the vote.
The European Parliament on Thursday approved a motion for a resolution on Cambodia, with Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, urging the Cambodian government to reverse a “significant step backwards for Cambodia’s fragile democracy”.https://bit.ly/2NTNvaf; https://bit.ly/2MMdY4O;