Russia to help safeguard Cambodia’s Preah Vihar temple

Cambodian Buddhist monks at Preah Vihear temple in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia, 2008.

Cambodian Buddhist monks at Preah Vihear temple in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia, 2008.

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Russia plans to join the Hindu temple’s coordination committee

Russia will join international efforts to help safeguard the UNESCO World Heritage Preah Vihar Hindu temple in Cambodia, The Khmer Times reported.

A Cambodian lawmaker told the paper that Russia would like to join the International Coordinator Committee (ICC-PV), which is co-chaired by India and China.

“Russia will join as a member of the ICC-PV during Prime Minister Hun Sen’s official visit to Russia in the coming months,” Cambodian lawmaker Sous Yara told the paper.

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