Learn from Cambodia’s past, Hun Sen tells ‘democratic’ nations

The horrors that Cambodia suffered during its turbulent past should serve as lessons for countries that claims to be democratic but acted against the principles of democracy.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said some countries had declared themselves a democracy while supporting a military coup that eventually gave birth to the Khmer Rouge regime.

Speaking during the 2nd Asia Pacific Summit here, Hun Sen said Cambodia had fallen victim to these countries’ foreign policy when they imposed sanctions on the government while granting the Khmer Rouge full rights and a seat at the UN from 1979 to 1991.

In full: https://www.nst.com.my/world/region/2019/11/540463/learn-cambodias-past-hun-sen-tells-democratic-nations

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