Selected Comments during the Closing of the Open Academic Forum on the 15th Anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement

Before continuing the prepared text I think it is an opportune moment to clarify some of the facts at this moment concerning the establishment of the Supreme National Council for Cambodia. I think this is important for the younger generation or those historians and researchers to know of the origin of the SNC. I have here with us a close friend or I may consider him a brother of mine – HE Igor Rogatchev who may have witnessed most of the situation. He was in Cambodia in 1979 at the time when Phnom Penh had about 3000