Court officials are expected to discuss internal rules for the tribunal over the next three days that will help it bring Case 002 to tri
Defense lawyers have argued their clients have been held beyond the mandated limits of pre-trial detention.
Wednesday’s statement was made to clarify misunderstandings in the media regards to cases 003 and 004.
They have sought release ahead of their atrocity crimes trial on grounds they have been detained beyond a time limit.
The courts have selected more than 2,000 civil party participants for the upcoming trial of the four jailed Khmer Rouge leaders.
Nuon Chea is now awaiting an atrocity crimes trial at the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal.
They are charged with atrocity crimes, including genocide, with a trial expected later this year.
Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen said the Trial Chamber will consider the request as planning for the trial moves ahead.
Rapp, who staid in Cambodia Thursday through Sunday, said his visit had convinced him the investigations will go forward.
Four seniors leaders—Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan, Ieng Sary and Ieng Thirith—are awaiting trial for atrocity crimes, including genocide.
Around 2,120 victims who have registered as civil party complainants have been accepted from more than 4,000 applications.
Under the Pol Pot regime, people were taught to keep silent, and often their survival depended on that silence.