Border talks postponed

Thailand reports that the talks to discuss the border tensions at Preah Vihear scheduled for Tuesday (21 October) were cancelled by their Cambodian counterpart. The talks have now been moved to Friday.

Border talks pushed back, troops dig in
Phnom Penh Post, 20 October 2008

Thai-Cambodian border meeting postponed
Bangkok Post, 20 October 2008

Temple Row May Lead to Wider Conflict
Inter-Press Service, 18 October 2008

Cambodia has postponed the meeting to settle the border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand without giving any reason, Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Sunday.

Thai army commander Lt-Gen. Viboonsak Neepal and Cambodian Army commander Cheamon were originally scheduled to meet in Siem Reap on Tuesday for talks to settle the border dispute.

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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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