Speaking to soldiers along the Thai border via video link, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday urged them to maintain peace with their neighbor ahead of a forthcoming ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that could settle the fate of contested land near Preah Vihear temple. The ICJ is scheduled to issue a judgment on November 11 on Cambodia’s request that it decide who owns a 4.6 square km plot of land beside the temple, land over which the two countries have fought several brief but deadly clashes in recent years. “When the ICJ releases its
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