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Hun Sen, Thonloun SisoulithThe Connected Push
Cambodian Key Minister Hun Sen, ideal, talks with his Laos counterpart Thonloun Sisoulith, still left, as they witness to a signing ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Thonloun Sisoulith is on his two-working day official check out to Cambodia. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

The leaders of Cambodia and Laos have agreed to phase up endeavours to total demarcation of their border, the place disputes have led to armed confrontations in modern decades.

Primary Minister Hun Sen and his going to Lao counterpart, Thongloun Sisoulith, agreed in a assertion Thursday to full the course of action now that 86% of the border has been marked. The two nations around the world are to add border pillars and deliver a map of the borderline as occasion.

Cambodia and Laos reportedly dispatched troops to the border area past month in a standoff above the disputed boundary.

There was a very similar confrontation in August 2017 when Laos objected to Cambodia’s construction of a street in disputed territory.