Thailand and Cambodia agree to go back to the table

After bringing the tense situation at Preah Vihear to the attention of the UN Security Council, Cambodia decides to withdraw the issue and go back to negotiations with Thailand. Talks will resume again on Monday.

Cambodia, Thailand agree more temple talks
Reuters, 24 July 2008

Taking the high ground at Preah Vihear
Asia Times, 24 July 2008

Both sides ‘to give talks another try’
Today, 25 July 2008

ASEAN and the temple of doom
The Economist, 24 July 2008

New border talks Monday
Bangkok Post, 25 July 2008

Heritage listing creates temple of doom
Canberra Times, 25 July 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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