National Defense Ministry’s Statement over Situation at the Frontline
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – The Spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense issued this morning a statement to update on the situation at the frontline.
The following is the full statement:
Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute: Cambodia Reacts Against Thai Cabinet’s Resolution
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has in a statement reacted against Thai cabinet’s resolution, considering it as tantamount to a declaration of war against Cambodia.
The full statement dated Wednesday reads as follows:
Cambodian Foreign Ministry’s Diplomatic Note to Thai Embassy
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has sent a diplomatic note to the Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh regarding further violation of Cambodian territorial integrity by Thai armed forces on Apr. 25-26.
The following is the full diplomatic note dated Apr. 26:
Statement of the Spokesman of the Office of the Council of Ministers over Thai Aggression
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – The following is the statement of the Spokesman of Press and Quick Reaction Unit of the Office of the Council of Ministers dated Tuesday:
RCAF Support U.S. Secretary of State’s Press Statement
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – The following is the statement of the Spokesman of Cambodia’s Ministry of National Defense dated Apr. 26:
Cambodia, Thailand To Meet in Phnom Penh for Ceasefire Talks
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense H.E. Tea Banh has accepted his Thai counterpart’s proposal to discuss the ceasefire between the two countries in Phnom Penh, according to a statement of Cambodia’s Ministry of National Defense.
The full statement dated Apr. 26 reads as follows:
RCAF Is Not Trained to Invade Other Countries
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – “The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) is not indoctrinated, trained and equipped to invade neighboring countries and has no history of doing so,” stressed the Ministry of National Defense in a statement on Monday.
The full statement reads as follows:
Information Minister: Human Trafficking Is a Serious Human Rights Violation
Phnom Penh, April 27, 2011 AKP – The Royal Government of Cambodia has regarded human trafficking as a serious form of human rights violation, Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith told a workshop to raise media’s awareness about human trafficking held here yesterday at Sunway Hotel.
The Cambodian information minister also expressed the royal government’s strong determination to combat human trafficking, stressing that laws on combating human trafficking and sexual exploitation have been set up and many mechanisms have been established at national and sub-national levels.
It is a modern slavery that the world has been facing, said H.E. Khieu Kanharith.
The increasing demand of labor force and the increasing revenue people can have in fast developing countries as well as local development gap between rural and urban areas are the main encouraging factors for risky migration and vulnerable human trafficking and exploitation, he added. –AKP
By KHAN Sophirom