Live broadcast of ICJ hearing on Preah Vihear
The International Court of Justice's hearing on the territorial dispute between Thailand and Cambodia over Preah Vihear temple on April 15-19 will be broadcast live to Thailand from The Hague, Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Sunday.
- Published: 31/03/2013 at 11:28 AM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Mr Surapong made the announcement before attending the mobile cabinet meeting in Chachoengsao province.
The ICJ is scheduled to hold the hearing on the Thai-Cambodian dispute over Preah Vihear temple on April 15-19 when the two countries are scheduled to make oral statements to the court.
Mr Surapong said the Thai oral statement was approved by the National Security Council on March 29 and will be tabled for cabinet endorsement Sunday.
He asked Thais to have confidence in the legal team defending Thailand in the ICJ.
Mr Surapong said the court hearing will be broadcast live from The Hague to Thailand via NBT or Channel 11 and translated by staff of the United Nations.
The legal team will also report the summary of the hearing in the evening of each day, he said.
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