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Thailand, Cambodia upbeat over Preah Vihear ruling

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SA KAEO - The Thai and Cambodian foreign ministers on Monday jointly pledged there will be no conflict along the border after the Nov 11 ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the ownership of disputed territory around the Preah Vihear temple. 

Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul, right, shakes hands with Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong at the press conference in Aranyaprathet district, Sa Kaeo, after the Joint Commission meeting held across the border in adjacent Poipet, Cambodia, on Monday, Oct 28, 2013. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)

Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul and his Cambodian counterpart Hor Namhong told a joint press conference that their governments will not let the judgement disturb ties between the two countries.

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