EU Confirms Not to Protect Any Cases Violating Cambodia’s Laws

Ambassador of European Union (EU) to Cambodia H.E. George Edgar said that EU will not protect any cases that are against Cambodia’s laws or cases that incite to violence in Cambodia.

The affirmation was made during his meeting with Senior Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Prak Sokhonn at the ministry office, Phnom Penh yesterday, H.E. Chum Sounry, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, told reporters after the meeting.

H.E. George Edgar confirmed that EU will not take any political parties’ side in Cambodia, but maintain good relations with all of them, and EU will continue giving assistance to the National Election Committee after highly evaluating the Kingdom’s preparation for election.

EU has acknowledged changes and good development in Cambodia, underlined the EU diplomat.

For his part, H.E. Prak Sokhonn informed his guest about the country’s economic progress, the efforts of the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) in organising the commune/Sangkat council election in 2017 and national election in 2018, and the latest political developments.

The Cambodian top diplomat also mentioned about the conclusion of a new Memorandum of Understanding between the RGC and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) over OHCHR’s legitimate operational presence in Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press