Cambodia govt slams Britain at UN meet

Cambodian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva An Sokkhoeurn has slammed the United Kingdom delegation for not following the agenda and politicising rights issues.

Sokkhoeurn was addressing the UN Human Rights Council during a general debate on technical assistance and capacity building on Friday (June 18).

The UK delegation was led by Rita French, the Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva and International Ambassador for Human Rights. While also raising concerns on the rights situation in several countries, French took particular note of Cambodia.

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