A letter was submitted Wednesday to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in
the absence of "Brother No 2" Nuon Chea's two foreign co-lawyers,
Michiel Pestman and Victor Koppe, who were summonsed to the court in
relation to a criminal investigation over corruption at the Khmer Rouge
tribunal. Both lawyers are currently in the Netherlands and unable to
attend court. Prosecutors are expected to summons further witnesses in
the near future.