China is also a significant investor in Cambodia in garments, textiles, hydropower, agriculture and mining.
Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen said Wednesday that rape and forced marriage are included in the indictments for Case 002.
Prime Minister Hun Sen told UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon he wanted the office head in Cambodia to be sacked.
VOA Khmer spoke with David Chandler, a Cambodian scholar and author and former diplomat posted in Phnom Penh.
Bill Hayton, author of “Vietnam: Rising Dragon,” says that the Vietnamese now fear Cambodia will become “a satellite of China.”
The Cambodian government wants the United Nations to close its human rights office in Phnom Penh.
Clinton also said Cambodia could find creative means of repaying more than $400 million in debt incurred during the Lon Nol regime.
Ou Virak is on a two-week trip to the US, where he met with senior State Department officials and representatives of Congress.