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Sukumpol, Tea Banh agree on troop move

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Thailand and Cambodia have agreed to replace border troops with police ahead of the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) oral hearings on the two countries' territorial dispute. 

Defence Minister SukumpolSuwanatat discusses the border dispute with his Cambodian counterpart GenTea Banh at the Preah Vihear temple. WASSANANANUAM

Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat yesterday said he reached the agreement with his Cambodian counterpart Tea Banh during a visit to the Preah Vihear temple, at the centre of the dispute involving 4.6 sq km of border land.

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