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Official visit

Official visit

Paul Grove, aide to US Senator Mitch McConnell, and a former country director of

the International Republican Institute (IRI) talked counter-terrorism on his December

visit with Deputy PM Sar Kheng and Prince Norodom Ranariddh. He also met Khem Sokha,

the head of a new human rights NGO that IRI has funded. Ranariddh told the Post that

McConnell's call for 'regime change' in Cambodia, and the IRI's support for the former

royalist senator's NGO, which had angered the Prince, were not discussed.

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