King Norodom Sihamoni announced Friday that the political impasse that has been formed in the wake of the July 28 national election should be resolved by “competent institutions stipulated by the Constitution and laws” of the country. Both the ruling CPP and opposition CNRP claimed that King Sihamoni’s message, which was sent in a letter to all Cambodian citizens, supported their position in the post-election standoff. But a political analyst said the King’s letter clearly supported the CPP’s position that any investigation into election irregularities must be conducted by the National Election Committee (NEC) or Constitutional Council of
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