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United Nations and Cambodia sign agreement to prosecute former Khmer Rouge leaders . Full Story

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Background

UN Radio interview with Legal Counsel Hans Corell.
Hans Corell
UN approves agreement with Cambodia to prosecute former Khmer Rouge leaders - 13 May '03
UN and Cambodia reach draft agreement for prosecuting Khmer Rouge crimes
- 17 Mar. '03
UN, Cambodian delegations hold exploratory talks in January at UN Headquarters in New York - 14 Jan. '03
On 26 Decembe
r, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen accepts invitation by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to begin exploratory talks.
UN General
Assembly adopts resolution on 18 December asking Annan to resume negotiations with Cambodia.  
Past Developments
Mandate from UN bodies needed for talks on Khmer Rouge trials – Annan - 20 Aug. '02
Annan replies to Cambodian letter on trial of Khmer Rouge leaders - 20 Aug. '02
UN ends negotiations for proposed court to try former Khmer Rouge - 8 Feb. '02
Statement by UN Legal Counsel Hans Corell at a press briefing - 8 Feb. '02
Press briefing by Hans Corell - 8 Feb. '02
UN Office of Legal Affairs (OLA)


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