8 February 2011

UNESCO to Assess Damage to Hindu Temple Caused by Thai-Cambodian Clashes

Recent armed clashes between Thailand and Cambodia have caused damage to the Preah Vihear Temple, a World Heritage site. UNESCO, the United Nations cultural agency, plans to send a mission to assess the extent of the damage. It has stated that World Heritage sites are the heritage of all humanity and the international community has a special responsibility to safeguard them.

Source: www.un.org

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