‘No sale on’ for Kingdom’s sovereignty gov’t tells IPU

The government on Friday hit back at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), warning that Cambodia has the right to “withdraw itself” from the body.

A former lawmaker said such a move would isolate the Kingdom internationally after the IPU called for all charges against Kem Sokha to be dropped and for his court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to be reinstated.

Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan on Sunday strengthened the government’s position on the matter. He said Cambodia, as a sovereign state, would not countenance any interference regarding the Kingdom’s laws.

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