Ahead of Election, Thai Army Chief Visits Cambodia to Bolster Ties

Army chief Apirat Kongsompong arrived on Tuesday and met with Cambodian army commander Hun Manet and Defense Minister Tea Banh.

Thailand’s newly appointed army chief Apirat Kongsompong visited Cambodia this week to discuss border security issues and expanding military ties.

Apirat, an upstart figure of Thailand’s royalist-military establishment after his appointment as army chief in September, arrived on Tuesday and met with his Cambodian counterpart, Cambodian army commander Hun Manet, as well as Defense Minister Tea Banh.

Banh said on Wednesday that the Apirat held technical discussions with Cambodian officials on the issues of border security and military ties between Cambodia and Thailand.

In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/ahead-of-election-thai-army-chief-visits-cambodia-to-bolster-ties/4765417.html

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