Defense Ministry spokesman says Angkor Sentinel exercise had to be postponed because Cambodian forces would be unable to fully participate as a result of two important events.
Hun Sen also apologized to reporters who had not been issued invitations to the event, including US-funded outlets such as VOA and Radio Free Asia.
The release of a video of the incident on social media prompted uproar and mockery as it seemed to show Puthy’s car stationary when the officer fell to the ground.
Obama visited Cambodia in late 2012 to attend an Asean summit, while Michelle visited Siem Reap in 2015 to promote her educational program “Let Girls Learn”.
Currently, campaigning is allowed for 15 days prior to the vote and must end 24 hours before the polling booths open.
The meeting was agreed to by Interior Minister Sar Kheng after a request was submitted to the CPP by CNRP deputy leader Kem Sokha.
Commune elections are scheduled for June 4, followed by a general election in 2018.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng has scolded Ratanakkiri Provincial Governor Thang Savun for pretending he had an appointment with him.
More than 8,000 duplicate names were discovered on the list and swiftly removed.
While people can be imprisoned or even put to death for political satire in some countries, it is protected in the U.S. as freedom of speech by the First Amendment to the Constitution. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
In the clip posted on Facebook, Pisith can be seen walking normally and sharing the company of a young woman as they leave a guest house in Thailand.
A statement from the court, which confirmed the case had been closed, was released a day after parliament declined to summon the interior minister, Sar Kheng, for questioning about the case.