"Even if I forced my will to resign as president of CNRP, but my heart is national rescue 1oo percent, the same as before. I forced my will in this situation in order to protect the CNRP, to prevent them from using my personal case as an excuse to dissolve the National Rescue Party. I participated in the creation of the National Rescue Party. You can compare me to a parent who gave birth to a child and the parent dares to sacrifice everything for the welfare of the child. Thus, I do not regret the loss of any position; I must sacrifice all, even my life, for the survival of the nation, for the welfare of the nation."
- Sam Rainsy