At about 10 a.m. Thursday morning, during a press conference at the CNRP’s Phnom Penh headquarters, opposition leader Sam Rainsy dialed the phone number of CPP Interior Minister Sar Kheng and told a few dozen reporters in attendance that he would broadcast their conversation over speaker phone. But Mr. Kheng didn’t pick up. Mr. Rainsy was calling to find out if the CPP was willing to negotiate with the CNRP over its de*mands for an impartial investigation into July’s national election, re*signation of the nine-member Na*tional Elec*tion Committee and the adop*tion of recommendations from the U.N. and other
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