Government: MEP blacklist ‘fake news’

Publication date 19 July 2019 | 09:57 | ICT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation spokesperson Ket Sophann has dismissed a media report claiming Cambodia has placed six Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on a blacklist as “completely fake news”.

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