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SRP elevates Mu Sochua

SRP elevates Mu Sochua

The Sam Rainsy Party elected its first woman as secretary general of the party on

December 25. Mu Sochua, a former minister of women's affairs from 1998 through 2003,

quit the royalist Funcinpec party in 2004 and joined the SRP. According to an SRP

release, Sochua received 44 votes from the 61 members of the SRP Central committee

to 15 votes against, and two invalid votes.

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