The second meeting of the Cambodia-Thailand Joint Working Group (JWG) took place in Phnom Penh on June 27, continuing talks on troop withdrawal from the disputed border area surrounding Preah Vihear temple.

The one-day meeting was co-chaired by Gen. Neang Phat, Secretary of State at Cambodia 's Defence Ministry, and Gen. Worapong Sanganetra, Chief of Joint Staff of the Royal Thai Army.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an order on July 18, 2011. Under which, Cambodia and Thailand must immediately withdraw their troops from the Provisional Demilitarized Zone (PDZ) surrounding Preah Vihear temple and allow ASEAN observers to monitor the ceasefire in force.-VNA