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Surapong wary of temple ruling

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Thailand has a larger stake to consider if it opts to defy a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Preah Vihear Temple, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. 

Despite the tensions in the surrounding border area, Preah Vihear temple in the first nine months of last year attracted 13,140 foreigners, up 77% from a year earlier. (EPA Photo)

Amid mounting calls by nationalist groups for the country to defy the ICJ ruling, the Foreign Ministry has cautioned the public that Thailand needs to comply with whatever decision is issued from The Hague in October.

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