Hun Sen says gold reserves are not for Covid-19 fight

Prime Minister Hun Sen has rebuffed claims that the government had used the 36.5 tonnes of gold Cambodia has retained as foreign exchange reserves to pay for its ongoing fight against Covid-19.

His statement came in response to a claim by Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson, the founder of environmental NGO Mother Nature.

In a Facebook post, Gonzalez-Davidson dared the government to produce documents on the exact amount of gold Cambodia has retained.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/07/25/cambodia-hun-sen-says-gold-reserves-are-not-for-covid-19-fight

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