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Virachai accuses P. Penh of lying

Cambodia using bogus map, Thailand tells ICJ

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  • Writer: Thanida Tansubhapol & Nauvarat Suksamran
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Thailand accused Cambodia at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) yesterday of using a falsified map to back its request for an interpretation of the court's 1962 ruling on the Preah Vihear temple. 

More than 100 members of the South Isan Land Protection Network try to enter the disputed 4.6-square-kilometre area around the Preah Vihear temple in Kantharalak district of Si Sa Ket to put up a Thai national flag there yesterday. They were blocked by a combined force of soldiers and police. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL

The accusation was made by Virachai Plasai, head of the Thai legal team, in a statement delivered to the ICJ during a hearing on the temple dispute at The Hague, the Netherlands, yesterday.

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