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Vietnam, Cambodia conduct joint field inspection on border incident

Hanoi, July 17 (VNA) – A Vietnam-Cambodia joint working group on July 16 made a field inspection in the area between border marker 202 and 203 at Binh Bac village, Binh Hoa Tay commune, Moc Hoa district in Vietnam’s Long An province where a violent incident caused by some Cambodian extremists happened on June 28.

The Vietnamese team joining the group was led by Nguyen Anh Dung, Deputy Chairman of the National Boundary Commission under the Foreign Ministry, while the Cambodian team was headed by Long Visalo, Secretary of State at the Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and head of Cambodia’s investigation board for the incident.

At the site, the two sides inspected and clarify the specific site where the incident happened, while listening to witnesses from both countries and defining the reason behind the incident.

The Cambodian team expressed sympathy to the injured Vietnamese and asked for their understanding.

Following their investigation at the site, the two sides sat for talks in Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province, during which they agreed to determinedly prevent the recurrence of similar cases.

They also vowed to respect reached agreements and treaties as well as the joint press communiqué between Vietnam and Cambodia issued on January 17, 1995.