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Cambodian opposition seeks Indonesian support in perilous plan to return home

  • Dian Septiari
    Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Wed, November 6, 2019   /  06:06 pm
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Cambodian Ambassador to Indonesia Hor Nam Bora (left) interrupts a briefing held by the vice president of the dismantled Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Mu Sochua (right) and Kurawal Foundation executive director Darmawan Triwibowo (center).(JP/Dian Septiari)

Cambodia's disbanded opposition has asked Indonesia to convene the parties of a 1991 peace agreement to restore democracy in the country, just as Phnom Penh's envoy in Jakarta sought to discredit the publicity move and threatened incarceration. Speaking at a press conference in Indonesia’s capital, vice president of the outlawed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Mu Sochua said she was looking to set up a meeting with Indonesian officials to look at the implementation of the Paris Peace Agreements, co-initiated by Indonesia and France to bring an end to the Cambodia-Vietnam conflict and set the country on the path to democracy. “I am here in Indonesia for a very clear purpose, to again express our deepest gratitude to Indonesia – to the people of Indonesia – for their vision that your former foreign minister Ali Alatas had in putting together with...