A Vietnam-Cambodia joint working group on Thursday made a field inspection in the area between border marker 202 and 203 at Binh Bac village, Binh Hoa Tay commune, Moc Hoa district in Vietnam’s Long An province where a violent incident caused by some Cambodian extremists happened on June 28.
The Vietnamese team joining the group was led by Nguyen Anh Dung, Deputy Chairman of the National Boundary Commission under the Foreign Ministry, while the Cambodian team was headed by Long Visalo, Secretary of State at the Cambodia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and head of Cambodia’s investigation board for the incident.
Border guards conduct a patrol along the Vietnam-Cambodia border section in Kien Giang province. Photo: VNA.
At the site, the two sides inspected and clarify the specific site where the incident happened, and listened to witnesses from both countries to find out the causes of the incident.
The Cambodian team expressed sympathy to the injured Vietnamese and asked for their understanding.
Following their investigation at the site, the two sides sat down for talks in Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province, during which they agreed to resolutely prevent the recurrence of similar cases.
They also vowed to respect reached agreements and treaties as well as the joint press communiqué between Vietnam and Cambodia issued on January 17, 1995.