Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 8 – There was no mention of the reopening of Preah Vihear Temple access for Thai tourists during the bilateral talks between Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet and Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on 7 February 2024.

Jean François Tan, Minister Delegate attached to the Prime Minister spoke at a press conference on 7 February 2024 after Samdech Thipadei concluded his official visit to Thailand.

The entrance to the Preah Vihear Temple in Si Sa Ket province, Thailand, has remained closed for 16 years, since 2008. Thai people and politicians have expressed a desire to reopen it to allow tourist access to the temple.