Cambodia, Thailand discuss border reopening to recover economy

Cambodia and Thailand have discussed the possibility to reopen international border gates to lift the economic deadlock caused by travel restriction measures to curb the COVID-19 spread.

The discussion took place in Bangkok on June 30 afternoon between Cambodian Ambassador to Thailand Ouk Sorphorn and Chairman of Thailand-Cambodia Business Council Chanitr Charnchainarong.

Ambassador Ouk Sophorn said that both sides will propose the governments of the two countries first reopen the Poipet-Khlong Luek international border gate between Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchey province and Thailand’s Sa Kaeo province with limited number of entries per day.

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