During his visit to Phnom Penh over the weekend, the first by a Japanese leader in 13 years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan had agreed to a request by Prime Minister Hun Sen to help Cambodia reform its electoral system, while also pledging to strengthen ties in a number of areas, including health, security, investment and infrastructure. Prior to Mr. Abe’s visit, Human Rights Watch published a letter calling for him to use his influence to push Mr. Hun Sen into resolving the political impasse that has followed the disputed July 28 national election—which the opposition claims was
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