Fighting ceases, Cambodia and Thailand agree to joint border patrols

The firefight between the Cambodian and Thai armies have stopped for the moment, as leaders from both sides agree to undertake joint patrols to prevent future incidents of violence. However, a long-term solution to the standoff remains nowhere in sight.

Cambodia, Thailand agree joint border patrol but troops remain
AFP, via Channel NewsAsia, 16 October 2008

Thai and Cambodian military in talks after deadly border clash
The Guardian, 16 October 2008

Thai-Cambodia dispute continues
Reuters, 16 October 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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