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Royal pardon sets Veera free

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Political activist Veera Somkhwamkid was released from a Cambodian prison yesterday evening after receiving a royal pardon from Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni. He had spent more than three years in jail. 

Foreign permanent secretary Sihasak Phuangketkeow, right, shakes hands with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen during his official two-day visit to Cambodia.

The royal pardon was granted during a two-day visit to Cambodia by Foreign Ministry permanent secretary Sihasak Phuangketkeow, the Phnom Penh Post reported, quoting a Cambodian prime minister’s spokesman.

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