Heavily armed Cambodian troops, tanks ‘leave Preah Vihear base’
Phnom Penh has reportedly removed soldiers and tanks from its Preah Vihear military base, next to the disputed main border area near Si Sa Ket province, to fortify its troops near the two temples at the Thai-Cambodian border in Surin’s Phanom Dong Rak district, said army spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd citing a late military report.
This showed Phnom Penh is focusing more on the overlapping border near Surin by first trying to seize Ta Kwai temple. Fortunately, Col Sansern said, Thai troops managed to control the situation, preventing its occupation.
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