Thais to return looted Cambodian antiquities

20 Jan 2015 1:37 PM | Anonymous

Thais to return looted Cambodian antiquities

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia/BANGKOK – Thailand is to return ancient Khmer artifacts looted from temples during the turmoil of the 1970s, Cambodian officials said Monday.

According to the Cambodian Foreign Ministry, dozens of stolen relics were confiscated by Thai authorities in 1999 and Thailand has now agreed to return 16.

Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong told The Anadolu Agency that discussions over the remaining items are continuing. 

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