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Hun Sen Retains Cambodian Leadership, Likely to Hand Power to Son, After Suppressing Opposition

HeadlineJul 24, 2023

In Cambodia, long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen declared a landslide victory in national elections Sunday in a race where the ruling party ran virtually unopposed after suppressing the only viable challenger. Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge commander and the longest-serving head of state in Asia with 38 years in power, is widely expected to transfer the premiership to his eldest son, Hun Manet.

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