National Assembly President Heng Samrin will in the coming days send the National Election Committee (NEC) an official letter informing it of the opposition party’s boycott of parliament, according to local media, possibly the first step in the ruling party’s plan to have the opposition’s parliamentary seats redistributed. Prime Minister Hun Sen first warned in early August that the opposition CNRP could lose all of their 55 seats in parliament if they continued with their boycott to protest irregularities in July’s national election. Following Mr. Hun Sen’s threat, CPP spokesman Cheam Yeap was reported by local media as
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