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The Trump administration on Tuesday said it would cut or suspend "several Treasury, USAID, and American military assistance programs" in Cambodia, citing "deep concern" over "recent setbacks to democracy. " The U.S. will continue "health, agriculture, mine clearance, civil society promotion and other programs."

The details: The White House said the U.S. has allocated more than $1 billion to help Cambodia economically, socially and politically for the past 25-years. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that a recent election "fails to represent the genuine will of” the people. Last year, the country's highest court dissolved the main opposition party at the request of the ruling government — which claimed victory Sunday — removing the most significant challenge to authoritarian leader Hun Sen, per the New York Times.

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