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The selection of Ung Huot as Cambodia’s first prime minister is not acceptable, according to Son Soubert, Cambodia’s second vice president of the National Assembly and a close ally of ousted First Prime Minister Norodom Ranariddh.

Soubert, who has been out of the country since early July when the political turmoil erupted, was speaking August 6 during a meeting in Tokyo with Vice Foreign Minister Shunji Yanai, the officials said. Foreign Ministry officials, however, declined to reveal details of Soubert’s comments during the talks.

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