Cambodia Sanctions Bill ‘to Die in Senate’

Washington DC – A bill sponsored by the US House of Representatives aimed at democracy promotion in Cambodia is likely to hit a roadblock at the Senate when Congress closes in December, officials have said.

But lawmakers have vowed to reintroduce the bill after Congress reconvenes early next year.

The Cambodia Democracy Act 2018 has stalled at the Senate’s foreign relations committee since July. Staff at the committee said there are no plans to review the bill, without providing an explanation.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-sanctions-bill-to-die-in-senate-/4705842.html

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