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Cambodian PM hails Pheu Thai for election win

07-06-2011 14:26 BJT

KANDAL, Cambodia, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday expressed his congratulation to the Pheu Thai Party for landslide victory in the Thai general election and firmly believed that the new Thai government will solve Cambodian- Thai border dispute peacefully.

"I had already sent a congratulatory message to Mrs. Yingluck Shinawatra, Pheu Thai's Prime Minister Candidate, for her success in the election," the prime minister said during breaking ground for the construction of Takhmao Bridge across Tonle Bassac river in Kandal province.

"Again, I would like to appreciate the election in Thailand and also expressed respect to the parties for their acceptance of the results of the election that could be considered as a good election," he said. "Cambodia prepares to work with the upcoming Pheu Thai-formed coalition government."

"Cambodia firmly hopes that all the issues with Thailand will be solved peacefully, we look forward to creating a new era of Cambodia and Thai cooperation and working together as cooperation partner in the frameworks of bilateral cooperation and regional and ASEAN cooperation," Said Hun Sen.

Hun Sen also said, "We hope that the Pheu Thai will build national reconciliation in Thailand."

Cambodia and Thailand have had sporadic border conflict over territorial dispute near the Preah Vihear temple since the UNESCO listed the 11th century Preah Vihear temple as a World Heritage Site on July 7, 2008.

Thailand claims the ownership of 4.6 square kilometers (1.8 square miles) of scrub next to the temple.

Since then, both sides have built up military forces along the border and periodic clashes have happened, resulting in the deaths of troops and civilians on both sides.

In the general election in Thailand on Sunday, Pheu Thai Party won 265 out of the 500 parliamentary seats.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: Xinhua

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