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Foreign Minister Calls on Opposition To End Map Dispute

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong says the ruling party has done enough to prove it is using the proper maps in its border demarcation efforts with Vietnam, following the inspection of a new set of maps Thursday provided by France.

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Alain Fortin, the Charge D'Affaires of French Embassy and Hor Namhong, Cambodia's Foreign Minister, greet each other at the maps handover ceremony at Peace Palace, Cambodia, September 03, 2015. (Photo: Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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Alain Fortin, the Charge D'Affaires of French Embassy and Hor Namhong, Cambodia's Foreign Minister, greet each other at the maps handover ceremony at Peace Palace, Cambodia, September 03, 2015. (Photo: Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

Maps from the French Embassy are on display as the maps are being handed over to Cambodia, September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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Maps from the French Embassy are on display as the maps are being handed over to Cambodia, September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

Hor Namhong, Cambodian Foreign Minister, speaks about the maps given from the French Embassy, on September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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Hor Namhong, Cambodian Foreign Minister, speaks about the maps given from the French Embassy, on September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

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Var Kimhong, Chairman of the Joint Border Committee, verifies the maps received from French Embassy at Peace Palace, Cambodia, September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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Var Kimhong, Chairman of the Joint Border Committee, verifies the maps received from French Embassy at Peace Palace, Cambodia, September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

A close up look of a map recieved from the French Embassy. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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A close up look of a map recieved from the French Embassy. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

Alain Fortin, the Charge D'Affaires of French Embassy, makes a speech after the maps handover ceremony, at Peace Palace, on September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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Alain Fortin, the Charge D'Affaires of French Embassy, makes a speech after the maps handover ceremony, at Peace Palace, on September 03, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

A close up look of a map recieved from the French Embassy. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
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A close up look of a map recieved from the French Embassy. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)

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