Cambodia reviews ban on opposition after EU sanctions threat

Phnom Penh – Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation.

The EU last month began a formal procedure to strip Cambodia of its “Everything but Arms (EBA)” initiative, after Prime Minister Hun Sen returned to power in a July general election in which his party won all the seats in parliament.

In full: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-politics/cambodia-reviews-ban-on-opposition-after-eu-sanctions-threat-idUSKBN1O20XP

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