Cambodia To Redeploy 485 Military Personnel Next Wednesday
AKP Phnom Penh, July 14, 2012 –
The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to redeploy 485 personal of Cambodian armed forces from Provisional Demilitarized Zone (PDZ) in compliance with Order of International Court of Justice (ICJ) dated on July 18, 2011.
The ceremony of redeployment will be taking place on July 18, 2012 at Peace-commandment 5 Makara-Preah Vihear under the presidency of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense H.E. Tea Banh, according to the Press and Quick Reaction Unit (PRU) of the Council of Ministers of Cambodia.
This is the first step of redeployment armed group from the area around Preah Vihear Temple which are Dragon Stair market, North Ancient Stair, East Ancient Stair, and Keo Sikha Kiri Svarak pagoda and the said number of troop redeployment will be replaced by 255 policemen and 100 guards for safeguarding the Temple-Conservation, it said.
Cambodia and Thailand have agreed to redeploy military after the meeting between Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia and Lok Chumteav Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, on July 13, 2012 at Siem Reap city, Siem Reap province.
The celebration of the 4th anniversary of registration of PreahVihear Templeas World Heritage, 2008-2012, will also be holding at the same time and same place, the PRU added.
Attending the ceremony are members of Royal Government of Cambodia, members of National Assembly and Senate, military attachés of Friends countries in Phnom Penh, national and international guests, it pointed out.
By SOKMOM Nimul