CNRP lawmakers on Sunday took an oath in front of Angkor Wat swearing they would boycott today’s opening session of the National Assembly and promising “not to betray the conscience of the people.” With the opposition in Siem Reap, the ruling CPP—which officially won a majority of the Assembly’s 123 seats—said its own 68 lawmakers would attend this morning’s opening parliamentary session in Phnom Penh as well as a swearing-in ceremony at the Royal Palace scheduled for this afternoon.
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