PM Yingluck meets with agencies on Phra Viharn ruling


BANGKOK, Oct 21 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is meeting today with representatives of security agencies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Phra Viharn ruling next month.

The meeting is to find solutions to deal with the World Court’s verdict reading set for Nov 11 on the Phra Viharn dispute between Thailand and Cambodia.

The setup of a Thai-Cambodian joint committee on border issues will be discussed at today’s meeting in order for the border matters to be processed in accordance with the International Court of Justice’s ruling.

Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said he had asked to meet with his Cambodian counterpart Hor Namhong before the ruling in order to agree in principle on the two countries’ stances.

The Thai Army will also find the procedures and security measures for safety and prevention in case of unlikely incidents resulting from the border dispute.