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Cambodia rejects US corruption claims

Cambodia rejects US corruption claims

Updated 18 January 2012, 19:55 AEDT

Cambodian officials admit corruption exists within Cambodia, but they say damning assessments made by the US embassy are biased and unfounded.

US ambassador Carol Rodley said recently Cambodia loses five hundred million U.S dollars every year to corruption. Cambodia's foreign ministry has rejected the claims, calling the statement "politically motivated and unsubstantiated".

Presenter: Desmond Ang

Donald Bowser, Chief of Party for PACT Cambodia. Lao Mong Hay, senior researcher with the Asian Human Rights Commission

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