The National Assembly said in a statement on Friday that the opposition CNRP is in contempt of both the Constitution and the King by claiming that the new government is illegitimate. The CNRP had accused the ruling CPP of behaving unconstitutionally by convening parliament last week despite a boycott by the 55-seat opposition over unresolved allegations of irregularities during July’s election. “The National Assembly was approved by 68 votes, more than the absolute majority of all [123] members. Thus, the National Assembly vote…is in compliance with the Constitution and internal rules of the fifth mandate of the National
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