Cambodia caught in the middle of US-China clash over South China Sea military bases

The US Treasury Department last month issued sanctions against Chinese company Union Development Group.

Last weekend, in a speech at the virtual United Nations General Assembly, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen rebuked “some countries” for increasingly interfering in the sovereignty of smaller countries.

“As a peace-loving small country committed to democratic principles, Cambodia can play its part in the international community only if it is assured that the rules governing the international system are fairly applied,” he said.

“Unfortunately, all too often, depending on the political ambition and hidden opportunistic agenda of some countries, Cambodia had to deal with hypocritical double-standards, biased and politically motivated decisions, in short, injustice.”

In full: https://www.scmp.com/economy/global-economy/article/3103730/cambodia-caught-middle-us-china-clash-over-south-china-sea

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