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Press Statement
Richard Boucher, Spokesman
Washington, DC
February 6, 2003


Situation in Cambodia

The United States is deeply concerned by the continuing unstable situation in Cambodia following mob violence against the Embassy of the Royal Thai Government and other Thai establishments on January 29. The United States calls on all sides in Cambodia to do their utmost to bring about stability.

We are particularly concerned by indications that the government is using the situation to target the political opposition and independent media. The United States urges a credible investigation based on facts and reflecting international standards. We are continuing to watch the situation closely.

Released on February 6, 2003

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