Phnom Penh (FN), May 19 — The United States Government has been investigating the case of throwing shoe at Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen in Washington recently.

The spokesperson of the US Embassy in Cambodia confirmed to Fresh News on Thursday (May 19).

Below is full statement:

"The United States takes the safety and security of all diplomats and visiting dignitaries very seriously.

Regarding the specific incident on May 11, there is a U.S. law enforcement investigation into the matter. It will be thorough and in full accordance with U.S. law.

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