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Cambodia was hoping that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) would change its 1962 verdict on the Preah Vihear case when it petitioned the court to reinterpret the ruling, a member of Thailand's legal team said in an oral statement to the ICJ on Wednesday. 

Ambassador Virachai Plasai and Thai government counsel Professor Alain Pellet were among those who addressed the International Court of Justice on behalf of Thailand Wednesday.

Donald McRae said Phnom Penh had asked the ICJ to reinterpret the 1962 verdict, which awarded the possession of the ancient Preah Vihear temple to Cambodia, because it wanted the court to rule that the boundary line is defined by a French-made 1:200,000-scale map.

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