Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said political negotiations with the opposition are nearing an end.
“There is one point left to deal with,” he told graduating students at a ceremony on Phnom Penh, referring to the make-up of the National Election Committee.
But that’s a major sticking point with the opposition. The NEC is widely viewed as biased toward Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party.
And it remains unclear whether indeed all negotiation points are agreed on except that one.
Negotiations between both sides seeking an end to months of political impasse ended March 24 without full resolution of issues, though both sides say they are still open to talks.
Sam Rainsy, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, told VOA Khmer that talks could resume soon.