Cambodia opposition leader seeks foreign support in election dispute
PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia's opposition leader is touring South-east Asia to appeal for the intervention of neighbouring countries in a political stalemate triggered by disputed elections, his party said Tuesday.
Mr Sam Rainsy, whose opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) is boycotting Parliament over the controversial July polls, left on Monday evening for countries including Singapore and the Philippines.
"His goal is to meet the leaders of some countries in order to seek their intervention in the election irregularities," party spokesman Yem Ponharith told AFP.
"If neccessary he may continue to Europe, otherwise he will return to attend a rally on Oct 6," the spokesman added.