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Cambodia political foes vow to honour truce as lawmakers return

Aug 09, 2014    

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Opposition lawmakers returned to Cambodia's parliament on Friday after a year-long boycott and vowed along with the ruling party to bury the hatchet and work for the country after a bitter dispute over an election last year. Sam Rainsy, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), called for unity and said a political deal on July 22 with the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) to end an at times violent crisis would bring a new chapter of history."Both sides have shown goodwill, honesty and trust," Sam Rainsy said in his address to parliament."W...

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