They recommended an amended election law and new National Election Committee by late 2014 and a new voter list and system for voter registration by early 2016.
Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge president, Khieu Samphan, arrived in court on Wednesday (July 30) for an initial hearing on charges for genocide, crimes against humanity, and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.
Chheang Von said the CPP is happy with the political deal and happy to have the Rescue Party in the legislature—but he said the ruling party will continue to strive for more seats in future elections.
Mr. Karzai spoke with VOA Afghan service correspondent Shaista Lami about his thoughts on the current political situation, his tumultuous relationship with western countries, and the future of his country and his own political career.
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party on Monday sent the request to Pung Chhiv Kek, founder of the rights group Licadho.
He thanked protesters who had supported the party, saying he would not forget them.
Mu Sochua, the outspoken lawmaker of the opposition who just spent a week in jail, says she is going to continue pushing for democratic reforms in Cambodia.
The international community widely welcomed Monday’s deal, with words of encouragement from China, Japan, the US and others.
Rescue Party Vice President Kem Sokha said Wednesday that both parties will report to the king concerning the political deal they reached Monday.
Following nearly five hours of meetings between top opposition officials and Prime Minister Hun Sen, that deadlock has ended.
Opposition agrees to end standoff in exchange for promise of political reforms.