Hun Sen: Cambodia not planning to host Chinese military base, show us proof we’re doing otherwise

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday dismissed reports that the country is planning to host a Chinese military base.

The destruction of two US-funded buildings at the country’s Ream Naval Base, as shown in satellite images last month from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, has reignited speculation about the site.

The issue has also been seized on by members of the Cambodian opposition, who on Friday urged supporters to protests against China’s influence in the country. This appeared to prompt today’s response from Hun Sen.

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