Phnom Penh (FN), June 28 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, President of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), said that his Party serves as firm backing in the defense of the Constitution, the monarchy, independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity.

The statement was made at the Meeting to commemorate the 68th Founding Anniversary of the CPP, held Friday, at Koh Pich Phnom Penh.

“CPP absolutely defends Constitution, the monarchy, independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity,” the Premier underlined.

“CPP keeps peace, political stability, prevents color revolution attempts and all form of controversial actions of the opposition and ill-will circles aimed at curbing development and derailing Cambodia from the path of democracy and rule of law,” he added.

In this spirit, the Party adheres to steadfast position of maintaining the hard-won peace, political stability, and national security, at whatever price it may take, to refrain extremist opposition, who betrayed national and people interests, or ill-will circles from destroying them.

“Cambodia has built up friendly and cooperation relations with every countries while making its contribution on equal right and footing in every international affairs,” the Strongman continued.

28 June 2019 marks the 68th founding anniversary of the Cambodian People’s Party, initially was the Khmer Revolutionary Party. The Party led the struggle movement against the colonial regime for independence and later participated in the defense of independence, peace, and national sovereignty from 1953 through to 1970.
As the country fell into the flame of war from 1970 through to 1975, the Party continued the struggle to liberate the country from foreign invasions. As the country fell into genocidal disaster, the Party led the struggle to overthrow the brutal regime and to win the 7 January 1979 victory that saved life of our nation in a timely manner bringing back rights, freedom, democracy, and dignity for our people.

After 7 January, the Party restores and reconstructs the country from scratch and prevents the possible return of the regime of genocide. The Party serves as the focal point of national reconciliation process until the country ended its three decades-long protracted war, builds a full peace, national unity, land and water unification, offering huge favorable conditions for socio-economic development and improvement of people’s livelihood.