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CPP-aligned students slam opposition party

CPP-aligned students slam opposition party

IN statements broadcast on the Cambodia Television Network yesterday, three youth associations aligned with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party slammed Sam Rainsy Party lawmakers for sending a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen alleging that the government had violated the 1991 Paris Peace Agreement. Chan Sovuth, president of the Democratic Students’ Intellectual Federation, said the statements condemned “the political nature of the opposition that is serving the interests of Thai extremists who have encroached on Cambodian sovereignty and attempted to take the Preah Vihear temple for their own”.

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