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UN delegation to meet government this week

UN delegation to meet government this week

A high-level Secretariat delegation will meet with Deputy Prime Minister Sok An Dec. 9 and 10 to discuss "a number of issues of common concern to the UN and the Cambodian authorities," according to a release from the ECCC. The delegation will be led by Assistant Secretary General for Legal Affairs Peter Taksoe-Jensen. A briefing will be held for journalists on the 10.

No doubt one issue on the table will be the corruption allegations leveled by staffers at the court.

In a recent Post interview, diplomat Rafael Moreno said the European Commission will "continue to have (its) eyes" on the corruption issue.è½

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