UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday warned Thailand and Cambodia to exercise restraint and
pursue bilateral solutions, following border clashes that left three Cambodian
“He calls on both parties to exercise utmost restraint and
urges them to expedite bilateral talks so that their differences can be
resolved peacefully,” UN spokeswoman Choi Sung-ah told VOA Khmer.
After Wednesday’s rocket and gunfire attacks, the Cambodian
Foreign Ministry warned Thailand
that further “provocations” could lead to “large scale” conflict.
Commanders from both sides were negotiating on the Thai side
of the border, near Preah Vihear temple, Thursday.