November 16, 2017 / 12:12 PM / a month ago

Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election will go ahead

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a statement broadcast on state television and Facebook on Thursday a general election planned for 2018 will go ahead, hours after the country’s Supreme Court banned the main opposition party.

“The elections will go as normal,” Hun Sen said.

Reporting by Prak Chan Thul; Editing by Amy Sawitta Lefevre

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