King Norodom Sihamoni on Wednesday urged the CNRP to abandon its threat to boycott Monday’s scheduled opening session of the new national assembly, a call that effectively denied the opposition party’s request to the King for a delay in the inaugural meeting of parliament. The CNRP, however, remained non-committal, insisting that it would not join the meeting unless justice was found for the nearly 3 million Cambodians who voted for them on July 28. Fifty-five opposition lawmakers officially elected to the assembly in July wrote letters to the King on Saturday objecting to the scheduled opening of the
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