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1962 map gets cabinet stamp

Surapong brushes off WHC's impact on ICJ

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  • Writer: Patsara Jikkham, Pradit Ruangdit & Wassana Nanuam
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Thailand has reaffirmed the map approved by the cabinet in 1962 to delineate the Preah Vihear temple's "vicinity", and will now submit it to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). 

The map was presented for acknowledgement to the cabinet Tuesday by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul.

Mr Surapong said the Thai team of lawyers in the Thai-Cambodian frontier case concluded the coordinates last Monday.

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