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Preah Vihear revelry

Preah Vihear revelry

More than 1,000 Cambodians will celebrate the 49th anniversary of an International Court of Justice ruling that gave control of the 11th- century Preah Vihear temple to the Kingdom tomorrow. Phay Siphan, spokesman for the Council of Ministers, said  government officials and students would gather at Chaktomuk Conference Hall
in Phnom Penh tomorrow. Although the actual anniversary is today, the government postponed the revelry until tomorrow. Deputy Prime Minister Sok An would  preside over the ceremony
and give a speech about the current state of Preah Vihear and its future, Phay Siphan said.

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