>More Cambodian troops in Preah Vihear on 18 July, 2008

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Cambodian soldiers guard Preah Vihear temple, 245 km (152 miles) north of Phnom Penh, July 18, 2008. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday a border row with Thailand was “worsening” and urged the immediate withdrawal of Thai troops from a disputed ancient temple.

REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea (CAMBODIA)

Cambodian minister Phay Siphan shows a map while standing next to a pagoda close to the Thai border. Thailand sent more military reinforcements to a disputed part of the Cambodian border Friday, after the tense four-day standoff nearly erupted into gunfire during the night.

(AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)

Buddhist monks sit with Cambodian soldiers on a road leading to the Preah Vihear temple near Thai border. Thailand sent more military reinforcements to a disputed part of the Cambodian border Friday, after the tense four-day standoff nearly erupted into gunfire during the night.

(AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)

Cambodian soldiers stand guard as Buddhist monks watch at the Cekakiri Svarak pagoda in the Preah Vihaer temple compound, 245 km (152 miles) north of Phnom Penh, July 18, 2008. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday a border row with Thailand was “worsening” and urged the immediate withdrawal of Thai troops from a disputed ancient temple. In a letter to Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, Hun Sen said the stand-off at the Preah Vihear temple was “very bad” for relations, but he still hoped to “resolve the problem through negotiations” at a border meeting on Monday.

REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea (CAMBODIA)

Cambodian General Srey Dek (left) talks to Thai Colonel Chayan Huay Soongnern at a pagoda near the Preah Vihear temple. Thailand has sent more military reinforcements to a disputed part of the Cambodian border, after the tense four-day standoff nearly erupted into gunfire.(AFP/Tang Chhin Sothy)
Cambodian soldiers guard the Preah Vihear temple beneath a Cambodian flag, on the border with Thailand, July 18, 2008. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday a border row with Thailand was “worsening” and urged the immediate withdrawal of Thai troops from a disputed ancient temple. In a letter to Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, Hun Sen said the stand-off at the Preah Vihear temple was “very bad” for relations, but he still hoped to “resolve the problem through negotiations” at a border meeting on Monday. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea
Cambodian soldiers talk while on patrol at Cekakiri Svarak pagoda in the Preah Vihaer temple compound, along the Thai-Cambodian border July 18, 2008. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday a border row with Thailand was “worsening” and urged the immediate withdrawal of Thai troops from a disputed ancient temple. In a letter to Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, Hun Sen said the stand-off at the Preah Vihear temple was “very bad” for relations, but he still hoped to “resolve the problem through negotiations” at a border meeting on Monday. REUTERS/Chor Sokunthea
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