Preah Vihear talks optimistic; Cambodia and Thailand commit to peaceful resolution

A new round of talks over the Cambodian-Thai border disputes began again on Tuesday at the town of Hua Hin. While no resolution is in sight, both countries made resolutions to resolve the conflict using existing commissions and to shelve the Ta Moan dispute for a later discussion.

Temple peace
Bangkok Post, 20 August 2008

Thailand says border tensions eased as Cambodia talks open
AFP, 19 August 2008

No agreement yet for Thai-Cambodian foreign ministers’ border dispute meeting
Xinhua, 19 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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