UN Security Council urged both countries to achieve a permanent cease-fire Jiantai (Figure)
On 9 February, a Cambodian soldier at the Thai border area near Preah Vihear temple camp on standby. Day, a large number of Cambodian troops stationed near Preah Vihear temple in Thai border areas, for the possibility of renewed armed conflict in the Jiantai preparation. Xinhua News Agency (Phi Long photo)
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 14 (Xinhua correspondent Wei Wei Bai Jie) UN Security Council presidency this month, Brazil 14, Viotti Permanent Representative of the UN in New York the headquarters of the media that the Security Council urged Cambodia and Thailand to exercise maximum restraint, avoid any deterioration of the situation of action to achieve a “permanent cease-fire.”
morning on the Thai border the Security Council held closed consultations on the conflict, a Thai Foreign Minister Lord West Phi Long and Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong was invited to attend the meeting, stating the position held by their respective governments. Viotti said after the consultations, the Security Council have recently occurred in the border areas of armed conflict, expresses its deep concern and urged the two sides complete “permanent ceasefire” and by “effective dialogue and peaceful resolution of differences.”
Viotti said, Council members to support Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to address the positive efforts made by the conflict, and called on relevant parties to continue cooperation with ASEAN. The Council welcomes the ASEAN will be held on March 22 a meeting to discuss Thai border dispute.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen asked the Security Council on the evening of 6 letter to the deteriorating situation along the border of Jiantai held an emergency meeting to stop the “acts of aggression against Cambodia Thailand.” Thai Prime Minister Abhisit 7 also sent a letter to the Security Council, explained Thailand’s position on the border, and accused Cambodia of this issue, “international.”
November 4 to 7, Jiantai the two armed forces in the disputed area near Preah Vihear temple has four times the outbreak of armed conflict, both sides spent rockets, artillery and other heavy weapons, each with more than casualties. At present the two armies in the above areas are still in confrontation.