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Cambodia

Roat Kampuchea (State of Cambodia)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Key Historical Events. For history to 1969 see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1992–93, p. 263; to 1991, see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1994–95, p. 257. On 23 Oct. 1991 the warring factions and 19 countries signed an agreement in Paris instituting a ceasefire in Cambodia to be monitored by UN troops. On 31 Oct. the UN Security Council unanimously agreed to establish a UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC), and on 28 Feb. 1992 the Security Council voted to send a force of 22,000 soldiers, police and officials to disarm the factions and organize elections.

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Further Reading

  1. Ablin, D. A. and Hood, M., (eds.) The Cambodian Agony. London and New York, 1987Google Scholar
  2. Chandler, D. P., The Tragedy of Cambodian History: Power. War and Revolution since 1945. Yale Univ. Press, 1992Google Scholar
  3. Martin, M. A., Cambodia: a Shattered Society. California Univ. Press, 1994Google Scholar
  4. Peschoux, C., Le Cambodge dans la Tourmente: le Troisième Conflit Indochinois, 1978–1991. Paris, 1992.—Les ‘Nouveaux’ Khmers Rouges. Paris, 1992Google Scholar

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