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Phnom Penh is welcomed into the family

Bangkok's warm ties with other capitals have grown to include a close neighbour

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Bangkok and Phnom Penh have opened a new chapter in their relationship by signing an agreement to become sister cities amid the simmering dispute over Preah Vihear temple. 

Former Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra shakes hands with Phnom Penh governor Kep Chuk Tema during a signing ceremony of the sister city agreement between the two capitals at Phnon Penh Capital Hall last week.

Then Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra and Phnom Penh governor Kep Chuk Tema endorsed the sister city status of the Thai and Cambodian capitals at Phnom Penh Capital Hall on Jan 4 in an amicable atmosphere.

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