Taijian army in the border conflict with another disputed region (Figure)
which is March 13, 2009 shooting of northern Cambodia and Thailand at the junction of the Preah Vihear temple architectural monuments. Xinhua News Agency/Reuters
BANGKOK, Feb. 7 (Xinhua reporter Shi Xianzhen) Thai and Cambodian troops on the 7th morning again in border clashes in the disputed region, which is both the fourth place in 4 days times of conflict.
According to the Thai “nation” Web site reported that conflicts occurred at 8 o’clock. Thailand, Cambodia military is to verify the reports of the Thai army troops shelling. Northeast Thailand is responsible for the second commander of the defense guess Srivastava said the military sent a helicopter to check the casualties and property losses.
Thai army spokesman Sansern 7 interview with the media earlier said Thai troops attacked the Cambodian troops will take strong counter-attack. He also said that in view of the Cambodian armed forces “are always the first fire”, the Thai side is not to continue the dialogue with Jian.
4 pm, 5 and 6 on the evening of Tuesday morning, Jiantai two armies in the border dispute erupted three times of armed conflict areas, both sides spent rockets, artillery and other heavy weapons, and led to both parties casualties. The first two post-conflict, two senior military commanders at the 5 and 6 has held two meetings, said it would strive to ease tensions in the border areas, prevent the recurrence of fire.
Cambodia and Thailand in the areas near the Preah Vihear temple on the disputed sovereignty. Preah Vihear Temple was built in the 10th century to the 12th century, the history of the two countries have claimed sovereignty over the region belongs to the monastery. In 1962, the Hague International Court of Justice to Preah Vihear temple in Cambodia Pangui all, the ruling sparked controversy in Thailand. In July 2008, formally approved the Preah Vihear temple as a UNESCO world cultural heritage, the two countries dispute sovereignty over the Preah Vihear temple to upgrade, both in times of armed conflict in the region, each other casualties.