>Cambodian army source: 6 Thai soldiers killed

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General Srey Doeuk leading Cambodian and Thai generals and staff to a pagoda near Preah Vihear temple on 16 October 2008 (Photo: AFP)

Cambodian and Thai army chiefs hold talks on armed confrontation

16 Oct 2008
By Moeung Tum
Radio Free Asia
Translated from Khmer by Heng Soy
Click here to read the article in Khmer

Cambodian and Thai army chiefs held talks for 5 hours in Thailand near Preah Vihear temple on Thursday to try to resolve the armed confrontation between the two countries.

General Srey Doeuk indicated that the two sides agreed to maintain the situation in the various zones near Preah Vihear temple as it was before the fighting took place.

Furthermore, at the Prolean Entry (Eagle Field) area, the two sides agreed to maintain Cambodian troops where they are currently stationed, and Thai troops will stop trying to move into the area.

A Cambodian officer indicated that during yesterday’s fight, 6 Thai soldiers were killed.

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One Response to >Cambodian army source: 6 Thai soldiers killed

  1. Anonymous says:

    >Can anyone verify the news reported by RFA this morning that the Los Angeles Times reported the capture of a Siem trying to plant mine on the border in order to accuse Cambodia of violating Ottawa convention on the ban on landmine?

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