Cambodia s ruling CPP party confirmed election winner

Sunday, 08 September 2013 - 8:09

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Cambodias ruling Peoples Party (CPP) has been confirmed the winner of a general election which was marred by fraud allegations.

 

The election commission said Prime Minister Hun Sens CPP won 68 seats, compared to 55 for the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

 

The televised announcement comes after thousands took part in a rally in the capital Phnom Penh to protest against alleged electoral fraud.

 

Hun Sen has run Cambodia for 28 years.