Preah Vihear Weekend: Troops pull back

News of a troop pullback came as early as Thursday, and over the weekend both sides began to reduce the number of troops stationed at the disputer border around Preah Vihear.

Tension reliever
Bangkok Post, 18 August 2008

Cambodia, Thailand to meet for new border talks
AP, via International Herald Tribune, 17 August 2008

Cambodia says it’s ready to pull back troops
AP, 15 August 2008

Mass of Troops at Preah Vihear to Withdraw
Voice of America News, 14 August 2008

Cambodian, Thai troops to pull back from temple at weekend: general
AFP, 14 August 2008

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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