Phnom Penh (FN), Nov. 12 – The Parliament of Malaysia did not invite Cambodian former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to a meeting on Tuesday; it was just one lawmaker of the parliament sent a letter to him for a private meeting, according to a Malaysian diplomat.

The confirmation had varied greatly from what Rainsy announced, saying he had been invited by the Malaysian Parliament to attend a meeting to restore democracy in Cambodia.

The source stressed that Sam Rainsy had only been approached by a Malaysian lawmaker in person, not in relation to Malaysian entire parliament, and that the talk was held in a private office of the Malaysian MP.

Analyst has mentioned that if the invitation was made on behalf of Malaysian National Parliament, the president of the parliament would be the one who send the letter to Rainsy, not the lawmaker.

It should be highlighted that former lawmaker of Australian parliament, social analyst, and civil society representative have blamed Sam Rainsy, former leader of the dissolved CNRP, after failing a coup plan to overthrow the legitimate government on 9 November 2019, speaking in a forum hosted by Cambodia Daily on 9 November.