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Delegates vow to fight temple talk at WHC

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Thailand's delegates to the World Heritage Committee (WHC) meeting in June will oppose any discussion on the Preah Vihear temple, the government says. 

Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk said he will ask the cabinet to endorse this stance next week.

Although Cambodia has already listed the temple as a World Heritage site, a dispute between Thailand and Cambodia regarding what constitutes its surrounding area is pending at the World Court.

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