Parties meet as Rainsy calls for re-engagement

Following a decision by opposition leader Sam Rainsy for the CNRP to cautiously re-engage with the CPP in parliament rather than carry out a full-blown boycott, senior officials from the parties met at the National Assembly on Thursday for the first time since last month’s political turmoil.

In a Skype conference on Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Rainsy told the CNRP’s lawmakers in Phnom Penh that he believed the opposition party would be better served by at least turning up to parliamentary commission meetings, even if they do not participate in them. …

Khy Sovuthy