Press Conference on Cambodia-Thai Border Clashes, 15 Oct. 2008 October 17, 2008Posted by chandrapong007 in Cambodia, Politics.
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Fighting took place at Viel Intry, or Eagle Field, a patch of land near Preah Vihear temple, as well as at the Keo Sikha Svara pagoda and Phnom Trap, the ministry said in a statement.
H.E. HOR NAMHONG Deputy Prime Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation:
PREAH VIHEAR AREA: On October 15, 2008 at 14:15 Thai troops started attacking the Cambodian troops at three different places deep inside the Cambodian territory:
1. At Viel Intry (Eagle Field), approximately 1,120 meters South of the International boundary line between Cambodia and Thailand.
2. At the area of Phnom Troap, 1,600 meters South of the International boundary line between Cambodia and Thailand.
3. In the vicinity of Keo Sikha Kiri Svara pagoda, approximately 300 meters West of the temple of Preah Vihear and approximately 700 meters from the international boundary.