Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Cambodia, Thailand dispute troop withdrawal

Cambodia claimed that Thai troops had withdrawn from a disputed border area, but Thailand denied the claims maintaining its right to patrol the area.

Tensions over the area near the Preah Vihear temple, proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage site in July, 2008, have heated up lately with both sides threatening armed conflict.

UNESCO added the Preah Vihear temple to its World Heritage list in July 2008

Times Online

Cambodia: Thailand withdraws troops from border
The Associated Press - 3 hours ago
Thai army spokesman Sansern Kaewkumnerd denied the Cambodian claim that Thai troops had withdrawn from the disputed area. "There has been no troop movement ...
Cambodia, Thailand set time frame to resolve border disputes Xinhua
Cambodia, Thailand resume talks on border spat AFP
Thailand sends more troops to Cambodian border Swissinfo

 Thailand and Cambodia launch a new round of talks to resolve their dispute over the 900-year-old temple.Play
New talks in Preah Vihear Temple row
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 13 3:54 AM