Cambodia Sets Up Working Group Dealing with ICJ‘s Clarification of Preah Vihear Temple PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 March 2011 20:34

Cambodia has announced the setting up of a working group to prepare relevant documents to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, asking it to clarify the 1962 ruling that awarded Preah Vihear Temple to Cambodia.

The working group is composed of Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Hor Namhong, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Senior Minister H.E. Var Kim Hong, of Border Affairs at the Council of Ministers’ Office; Aun Porn Moniroth, Delegate Minister Attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy and Finance; H.E. Long Visalo, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; and H.E. Uch Kim An, Cambodian Ambassador to France.

The group is entrusted with selecting and hiring foreign lawyers, as well as taking necessary actions to achieve success in the above-mentioned tasks.

It shall also make a relation with ICJ in conformity with the court procedure until the court’s explanation is completed.

A head of the working group is entitled to nominate competent officials of specific jobs to assist it.

The group has to make a report to the prime minister on the work in progress and ask recommendations from him.

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