Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen criticises West’s ‘double standards’ after fresh sanctions

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has lashed out at the West for what he calls “double standards”, following a series of reprimands by the international community against the leader’s regime.

In a statement released on Monday to mark the International Day of Peace, the leader, who has been in power for 35 years, complained that Western countries failed to appreciate Cambodia’s “great achievements” of the past four decades.

Instead, he said Cambodia had been the victim of political agendas and “double standards”.

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