Opposition leader Sam Rainsy has requested U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to send observers to monitor an investigation being carried out by the National Election Committee (NEC) into irregularities at polling stations on July 28. According to a letter dated Monday and released Thursday, Mr. Rainsy invoked the Paris Peace Accords to urge the U.N. to take part in the investigation process and said a failure to do so would be to flout the agreement signed in 1991 setting out a road map for peace in Cambodia. “We believe that numerous irregularities in electoral processes produced an outcome that
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