Cambodia calls EU trade threat ‘extreme injustice’

The EU announced Cambodia could lose its special access to European markets over undemocratic practices.

Cambodia’s foreign ministry on Thursday said a decision by the European Union to ramp up trade pressure on the country over human rights concerns was an “extreme injustice”, adding it risked destroying decades of development in the country.

The EU last week said Cambodia would lose its special access to the world’s largest trading bloc as a response to human rights concerns surrounding a July election that extended Prime Minister Hun Sen’s three-decade rule.

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