Cambodia passes law barring dual citizenship for holders of top posts

Cambodia’s parliament on Monday passed constitutional amendments barring holders of the country’s top posts, including prime minister, from being citizens of other countries.

Prime Minister Hun Sen had on Oct. 6 ordered the justice ministry to make the changes, which also allow the upper and lower houses speakers, and the head of the constitutional council, to only hold Cambodian citizenship.

He said this was “to show loyalty to the nation and avoid foreign interference”.

In full: https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/cambodia-passes-law-barring-dual-citizenship-holders-top-posts-2021-10-25/

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