Monday, June 27, 2011

Thailand reinforces troops after it withdrew from Unesco

Monday, 27 June 2011

Cambodian troops moving artillery rockets to the frontline.

By Khmerization
Source: Kampuchea Thmey

Cambodian commanders at the frontline said Thailand had reinforced a substantial number of troops to the Preah Vihear, Ta Krabey and Ta Moan Thom temples, one day after Thailand announced the withdrawal its membership from Unesco in protest against Unesco's decision to submit Cambodia's Preah Vihear management plan.

A Cambodian commander said that at 11 p.m on Sunday night, 26th June, 10 Thai military trucks were seen transporting military equipment heading toward Ta Thav Pass, 7km east of Preah Vihear temple.

In response to the Thai reinforcements, the Cambodian side had also boosted up its military presence in the areas.

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