(Phnom Penh): This morning, at the meeting on measures to maintain security, order and social safety against the act of overthrowing legitimate government at the Ministry of Interior, Samdech Krolahom Sar Kheng stated that if the Supreme Court decides to dissolve the CNRP, the CPP will not accept the vacant parliamentary seats.
“Let other political parties have the seats,” Samdech Krolahom Sar Kheng said.
Please be informed that during the general election 2013, eight parties stood as candidates: 1) Nationalist Party, 2) FUNCINPEC Party, 3) Republican Party, 4) Cambodian People’s Party, 5) Khmer Party for Economic Development, 6) Poverty Alleviation Party, 7) Cambodian National Rescue Party, and 8) League for Democracy Party. Two parties won the majority; CPP: 68 seats, CNRP: 55 seats.
Converting into percentage, CPP won 48.93%, CNRP won 44.46%, FUNCINPEC won 3.66%, LDP won 1.03%, and other four parties did not earn a single percent.
If the CNRP is dissolved, their 55 parliamentary seats are likely to be divided to League for Democracy Party and FUNCINPEC, according to the election result of the 5th parliamentary election.