The dates were given by Yasushi Akashi, the head of the UN mission in Cambodia, at a meeting of the Cambodian Supreme National Council. The Khmer Rouge missed the UN- imposed deadline for registering to contest the elections. The group has refused to allow UN inspectors into areas it controls and its fighters have attacked UN forces.Reuse content
PEKING (Reuter) - Cambodia will hold elections on 23-25 May, whether the Khmer Rouge agrees to join in or not, capping the largest UN peace-keeping operation in history. Elections for a Constituent Assembly, organised by the United Nations, are intended to secure lasting peace after 12 years of civil war.