Cambodian PM says won’t exchange independence, sovereignty for aid

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen reiterated on Friday that the country will not exchange its independence and sovereignty for any aid.

“I still continue to say that we must not exchange our sovereignty for any preference or aid,” he said in a speech during the closing ceremony of the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s annual conference.

As an independent and sovereign state, Cambodia would not bow to such pressure, Hun Sen said.

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