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September 11, 2009: MP Mu Sochua met Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at her office at the State department.

Written By vibykhmer on Sunday, September 13, 2009 | 10:56 PM

Mr. Adam West (L), Cambodia Desk Officer, Sec. Clinton (R),Mu Sochua met with the Deputy Assistant Secretary, East Asia and Pacific and Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs Scot Martiel.




US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton instructed the Chief of the US State Department on Asia and Pacific to work out the visit to Cambodia of Ms. Melanne Verveer, President Obama's Ambassador on Women and Children's Affairs, following the request made by Mu Sochua during the visit. The purpose of the trip is to assess the situation on human rights in Cambodia . Mu Sochua asked that US aid be tied to the respect for human rights and democracy.

Mu Sochua raised the issue of safety and security of opposition MPs, in fulfilling their duties as elected representative of the people. Secretary Clinton assured Mu Sochua of US concern for her case and all will be made possible to ensure for her safety.

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