Opposition leader Sam Rainsy plans to call CPP Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Thursday to discuss restarting negotiations between the two parties. Mr. Rainsy said that he hoped Mr. Kheng would clarify whether the CPP is unconditionally open to further negotiations, or if the party is still demanding that the CNRP’s 55 lawmakers-elect swear in as National Assembly members—fully legitimizing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government—before talks are held. “I will call Sar Kheng because this is the mechanism to meet each other,” Mr. Rainsy said, add*ing that the call would be made either before or after a CNRP
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