Saturday, 25 October 2014

Cambodia

Obama Sees More Cooperation With Cambodia in Second Term

Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.
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Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.
Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.
Sok KhemaraVOA Khmer
WASHINGTON DC - US President Barack Obama says he wants to continue to strengthen ties with Cambodia over his next four years in office, as the president prepares to be sworn in Jan. 20 for a second term in office.

“I look forward to continuing and strengthening the relationship between our two countries over the next four years,” Obama said in a courtesy letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Obama was responding to the Cambodian premier’s own letter congratulating the US leader on his election victory.

Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.

“Working together, I am confident we will be able to successfully confront the many challenges we are facing around the world,” Obama wrote in his letter.

Under the Obama administration, Cambodia has received increased diplomatic attention. The US administration is making a concerted effort to focus on all of Asia, including Southeast Asia and Cambodia, where China’s influence has grown in recent years.
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Demonstrators Call on Government To Fulfill Principles of Peace Accordsi
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24 October 2014
Hundreds of activists demonstrated in Phnom Penh on Thursday, gathering to protest the government’s failure to fulfill the promises of the Paris Peace Accords, which were signed in 1991 and brought liberal democracy and a constitution to a country that had been shattered by war. The demonstrators submitted a petition to the US and other embassies, calling for international pressure on the Cambodian government to follow the accords. (Kong Sothanarith, Phnom Penh)

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