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U.S. to fund tribunal, AP reports

The Associated Press is reporting that the United States plans to provide direct funding to the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, and the announcement of a more specific figure will be made during a press conference Tuesday.

The information comes from Cambodian Foreign Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong, who said U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte made the disclosure during a meeting today in Cambodia. I will try to confirm the report and an approximate figure tomorrow.

In other news, an article in today's Post examines a potentially troubling development in corruption investigation at the ECCC. According to a memo from Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, all future graft allegations will be kept secret until reviewed by a government body.



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