Security tightened at Thai-Cambodia border as first oral statement on Preah Vihear dispute begins

SI SA KET, April 15 – Security has been tightened on the Thai-Cambodian border as Cambodia began giving first oral statement on the Phra Viharn (Preah Vihear) temple dispute at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today.

Although, the overall situation at the border remains calm, Thai border patrol police and soldiers from the Suranaree Task force stepped up security measures and set up a checkpoint near the entrance of Khao Phra Wihan National Park following reports of possible protests by some groups of activists.

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