2nd Army Area Commander assures situation on Thai-Cambodian border on good terms

October 14th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

The 2nd Army Area Commander affirmed this morning that the Thai-Cambodian border situation near the Khao Phra Wihan National Park in Si Sa Ket province has returned to normal after a minor clash between the two nations’ troops on October 3rd.

2nd Army Area Commander Lt.Gen.Wiboonsak Neephan (วิบูลย์ศักดิ์ หนีพาล) revealed that relations along the Thai-Cambodian border following clashes between soldiers on October 3rd at Preah Vihear have improved consistently. He stated that both nations’ militaries have kept up communications and created a level of understanding. Lt.Gen.Wiboonsak asked for confidence that there is nothing to worry about at the border.

The army commander said that negotiations have yielded positive results with both sides reducing their troop numbers. He also remarked that morale is high amongst both countries’ military personnel and asked that all sides cooperate to resolve conflicts.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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