EBA withdrawal a destruction of EU achievements, PM says

Publication date 11 December 2019 | 23:40 | ICT

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the EU’s possible suspension of its Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement amounted to a destruction of its achievements in the Kingdom and the demise of the opposition group.

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