After meeting with government officials and opposition leaders, a senior U.S. diplomat said at a press conference Monday afternoon that Washington would continue to back a credible investigation into irregularities reported during July’s national election. Scot Marciel, principal deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, told reporters at Phnom Penh’s Sunway Hotel that while the U.S. does not choose sides in international political disputes, it believes that an investigation into the election is in order. “We did say and have said consistently after the election that we think, because there
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