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Yingluck to attend Sihanouk cremation

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will attend the cremation ceremony of former Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh on Friday. 

Somdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk, who was also twice Cambodian prime minister, died in October 2012 aged 89 in Beijing, China. His son King Norodom Sihamoni, is the current sovereign of Cambodia.

The late monarch was identified by the Guinness Book World of Records as a politician who set a record by serving in the greatest variety of political offices.

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