BANGKOK - The Cambodian government has informed the Thai foreign minister that a royal pardon for Ratree Pipattanapaiboon, one of two Thais jailed in Cambodia for espionage and illegal entry, will take effect on Feb 1, 2013.
Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, left, shakes hands with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Dec 29, 2011. (EPA photo)
Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Friday that the government will ask Ratree's family how many people will travel to Phnom Penh to receive her. The Thai embassy in Phnom Penh will then coordinate with the Cambodian authorities.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.