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FUNCINPECNational United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful, and Cooperative Cambodia
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[They] want to dissolve the Funcinpec [party],' said the source, who also claimed to be one of the party officials.
According to campaign materials sent out to the media, FUNCINPEC pledges to "protect the monarchy regime, follow Sihanouk's style of leadership and lift the status of women and livelihood of the people."
In the 2nd commune council elections in 2007, the CPP won 1,592 commune chiefs among the country's 1,633 communes, following by the Sam Rainsy Party with 28 commune chief positions and the royalist Funcinpec Party with 2 communes.
Sam Rainsy, whose party formed the Alliance of Democrats with FUNCINPEC after they both suffered setbacks in the general election in July last year, dismissed the planned assembly meeting as ''a cold constitutional coup against the king of Cambodia.'' King Norodom Sihanouk also opposes the proposals.
FUNCINPEC and the Sam Rainsy Party were very briefly covered,'' the statement said.
United Nations seat were rejected by the latter in August 1997 (even though these credentials were co-signed by Hun Sen and his then co-Prime Minister, Funcinpec's Ung Huot, and endorsed by King Sihanouk).
In the volume the CPP, the PDK and to a certain extent the Buddhist Liberal Democratic Party (BLDP) are deemed to have been pursuing more propagandistic policies whereas FUNCINPEC is presented as a more balanced political force.
Funcinpec Party spokesman Nop Sothearith said his party was satisfied the elections had been held correctly, and would not file any complaints contesting the results - even though the CPP had won most of the seats.
The agreement was signed between Nhik Bun Chhay, executive president of the Funcinpec party and Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of Norodom Ranariddh party.
In 2006, he was toppled as leader of FUNCINPEC, prompting a split in the party and the formation of his own party.