Union of Cambodian Democrats
Norodom Ranariddh |
Khmer Nation Party
Son Sann Party
|Political position||Left-wing to Right-wing|
The Union of Cambodian Democrats was a political alliance in Cambodia, which was formed by three political parties, one of them being the Khmer Nation Party of Sam Rainsy, Prince Norodom Ranariddh was involved as well. These three political parties called their umbrella group the "Union of Cambodian Democrats". It was created in exile in 1997 after a coup d'etat. The leaders of three political parties which united their leadership and political parties together to create the Union of Cambodian Democrats were Sam Rainsy's Sam Rainsy Party, Son Sann's Buddhist Liberal Democratic Party (now led by Son Soubert) and also prince Norodom Ranariddh's FUNCINPEC party. However, from the late 90's onwards a new political party,the Bou Hel and Ty Chhin's Khmer Neutral Party, became part of the alliance . 
Its goals are democracy, peace and sovereignty of what they consider as being the territories of Cambodia.
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