Phnom Penh (FN), Apr. 2 – The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation noted with serious concerns the annual report of the US Department of State on the human rights situation in various countries, including Cambodia.

“Without any manifest mandate given by the UN, the US always assumes a domineering role in unilaterally and arbitrarily criticizing the human rights situation of other countries. The report lacks objectivity and suffers from serious shortcomings in terms of accuracy of its data and update information,” according to the statement dated Friday.

Read full statement below.