Cambodian opposition leader meets ambassador after house arrest lifted
11 Nov 2019
Kem Sokha attends a meeting with French Ambassador to Cambodia Eva Nguyen Binhin at his home in Phnom Penh on Monday. Samrang Pring/ Reuters
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha met on Monday with the French ambassador after his house arrest was lifted, though he remains charged with treason and is banned from politics and leaving the country.
Sokha greeted Ambassador Eva Nguyen Binh outside his home before going inside for talks.
Kem Sokha shakes hands with French Ambassador to Cambodia Eva Nguyen Binhin at his home in Phnom Penh on Monday.
His house arrest was lifted as the European Union considers whether to cut preferential trade terms after a crackdown by Hun Sen, Cambodia's authoritarian ruler of more than three decades.