Foreign Ministry opposes Unesco temple visit

Foreign Ministry opposes Unesco temple visit – Bangkok Post, February 10, 2011
…”There has never been and there will never be Cambodian soldiers at the temple of Preah Vihear. This has always been a place for worship and tourism,” the statement said, adding that the only security presence at the temple was a small number of police officers with light weapons to ensure safety.
The Associated Press reported yesterday that its journalists who had reached the temple saw hundreds of Cambodian soldiers in and around the sprawling temple compound, which was fortified by sandbagged bunkers…

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