Thai-Cambodia border situation normal

The situation along Thai-Cambodia border including areas nearby the ancient Preah Vihear temple is still normal, Army Region 2 commander Lt Gen Wibulsak Neepal said on Saturday.

The discussions on disputed border area between Thailand and the neighboring country continued smoothly and it is believed that the border problem will be gradually resolved, Lt Gen Wibulsak said.

Asked about the called for a reopening of Preah Vihear national park for Thai and foreign tourists to visit the Khmer ancient temple, the commander of army region 2 said it would take sometimes before the national park can be reopened. It will need a joint agreement between Thailand and Cambodia on where the tourists can visit for their safety.