Five Senior Army Officials Resign Leadership Posts to Make Way for PM’s Son

Phnom Penh – Five senior army officials have resigned from their leadership roles after their posts were granted to Hun Manet, the eldest son of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

The five Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) officers — General Srey Doek, General Keo Thy, Lieutenant General Prum Pheng, General Chap Pheakdey, and General Mao Sophan — retained their positions as head of their respective units.

Chhum Socheat, a defense ministry spokesman, said the resignations were based on a new policy requiring military officers to hold only one position in the military.

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