PM satisfied with military’s stance on Preah Vihear dispute

July 26th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

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Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej expressed satisfaction with the military’s stance on the Thai-Cambodian Preah Vihear dispute and requests it to remain patient and careful to prevent clashes.

Spokesman of the Defence Ministry, Lt.Gen.Peerapong Manakit (พีระพงษ์ มานะกิจ), reports that Prime Minister and Defence Minister Samak Sundaravej thanked the military for its operations on the Preah Vihear matter during the recent meeting of the Military Council. He also said that the government is resolving the conflict and expected that the two countries will holds talks together to discuss the matter after Cambodia’s general election.

The spokesman says the situation at the conflict border area is still normal and military officers of the two countries stationed there have good relations with each other. No action of incitement has been reported.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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