Cambodian PM denies role in ASEAN U-turn on South China Sea

June 20, 2016 9:58 AM

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PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Premier Hun Sen lashed out Monday (Jun 20) at claims his government had bowed to Chinese pressure to help scupper a joint statement by Southeast Asian nations on the South China Sea.

In an angry speech Hun Sen also accused an international court of political bias as it prepares to rule on a sea dispute between the Philippines and China.

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