Cam­bo­dia or­ders Laos to pull back troops

New Straits Times - - World -

Cam­bo­dia’s prime min­is­ter yes­ter­day is­sued a six-day ul­ti­ma­tum to Laos to pull back its troops, who have al­legedly tres­passed into a bor­der area, or face a mil­i­tary re­sponse. In April, around 30 Laos sol­diers crossed into Cam­bo­dian ter­ri­tory in north­ern Stung

Treng prov­ince de­spite re­quests by Ph­nom Penh for them to leave the zone, ac­cord­ing to Prime Min­is­ter Hun Sen. “I ap­peal to Laos Prime Min­is­ter Thon­gloun Sisoulith to with­draw troops from Cam­bo­dian ter­ri­tory with­out any con­di­tions.”Agen­cies

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