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Sok An, top aide to Cambodian leader Hun Sen, dies at 66

Mar 15, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Sok An, a deputy prime minister of Cambodia who was one of Prime Minister Hun Sen's closest political and personal allies, died March 15 at a hospital in Beijing. He was 66.

A government statement confirmed the death but did not provide the cause. Sok An had been absent from public life for several months while he was widely understood to be undergoing medical treatment. He suffered from diabetes and other ailments.

Sok An was trusted with the sensitive task of negotiating with the U...