ICJ case won’t sour ties, academic says by Thanida Tansubhapol & Nopparat Kingkaeo in Bangok Post 25 April 2013
The final judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the Thai-Cambodian border dispute is unlikely to sour the relationship between the countries, a renowned scholar says.
Surachart Bumrungsuk, a security expert from Chulalongkorn University, said Thais must be open-minded about the ICJ’s ruling because the Thai legal team did a good job defending Thailand’s position at the court in oral hearings last week.
He was speaking at a seminar at Thammasat University.
“It is hard to say but I do not believe the decision will create further problems between the countries,” Mr Surachart said. (read more)
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