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Hun Sen's Cambodia

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians

Cambodia mulls concessions to avert harsh EU sanctions

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanctions that could plunge the country into an economic crisis.

But while it appears the Cambodian government is attempting to save its preferential access to the EU market through the "Everything But Arms" initiative, the country's outlawed opposition is in turmoil and does not look able to capitalize on any concessions.

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