Cambodia accepts ASEAN proposal to seek peaceful end with Thailand

July 22nd, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

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The Cambodian government has accepted an ASEAN proposal to cease conflicts with Thailand over the Phrea Vihear National Park registration as a World Heritage Site.

The ASEAN member nations have proposed to create a ministerial committee to seek a peaceful strategy to end conflict between Cambodia and Thailand.

Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Numhong (ฮอร์ นัมฮง)has submitted a letter to ASEAN Chairman and Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs George Yeo indicated that Cambodia wishes for Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and Laos to be apart of the tentative committee.

Reports have indicated that Thai representatives in the ASEAN have not yet shown any response to the events.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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