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Koh Tral, see you I tear It has nothing to say when an injustice left behind by the French.

The one so-called Koh Tral island of Kampot province had no more the Cambodian but Phu Quoc of the Vietnamese. The very short distance of walk, one can reach a huge island which long long ago known as Koh Tral. The very sad injustice left over from the master of colonial was the tear to see today. Even using the Brévié Line to demarcate the sea border between Cambodia and Vietnam as agreed, the big piece of the island or about 90 percent should be part of Cambodia. The Brévié Line which supposes to be the straight line was ever than arrives at the island from Ha Tien turns curve, encloses the whole island before it goes straight again, how come? God see this! Koh Tral, I miss you …

view from Bokor mountain of Kampot province one can see Koh Tral or the so-called Phu Quoc from your eyes and tear

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1856: King Ang Duong apprise Mr. de Montigny, French envoy in visit to Bangkok, through the intermediary of Bishop Miche, his intention to yield Koh Tral to France (cf. “The Second [French] Empire of IndoChina”). 1863: Establishing the Protectorate of Cambodia, France annexed Kampuchea Krom, made a French colony out of it, and named it “Cochinchine”. May 25, 1874: Koh Tral (Phu Quoc) which belonged to Cambodia (under the reign of King Ang Duong) was placed under the administration of the Governor of Cochinchine, i.e. under the administration of France, by the French Protectorate.

France voted a law allowing the attachment of the Cochinchine territory (Khmer territory) to Vietnam. under the French colonial administration of Cochinchine. 99). 1963: In the book “Cambodia Geography” published in 1963 by Tan Kim Huon. as it did in 1875. 1969: Koh Tral (Phu Quoc) is included in the official list of Cambodian islands published by the Industry and Mineral Resources Ministry. 1972 Kret. June 07. the group of islands of Poulo-Pangjang (Khmer name: Koh Krachak Ses. and reserved her right to litigate the case at the United Nations. but rather a line dividing the police and administrative authority “on the islands along the Gulf of Siam” [was established]. April 24. Koh Tral was placed. Cambodia still continued to protest against the unjust and uneven transfer of her Cochinchine lands to Vietnam by France. 1957: In his Kret regarding the delimitation of the Cambodian continental shelf. July 01. and 19). December 30. June 04. 1975 to End of 1978: Status quo. then National Defense Minister. to ensure the protection of all islands located along the Gulf of Siam (thus also including Koh Tral). By this act. A. Koh Tral still remains Cambodian. 3. later French Emperor (18521870)] that “the territories annexed by Vietnam located between the Western branch of the Mekong [River] and the Gulf of Siam (Hatien area) were “actually Cambodian land” (cf. Vietnamese name: Tho Chu). on a map attached to the “Treaty on the Historical Water Zone between the Popular Republic of Kampuchea and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”. One needs to recall that in 1855. 12. the Khmer Republic Government maintains its reaffirmation of its sovereignty on its continental shelf and warns oil companies against [potential] consequences of any of their actions undertaken in this zone. and in particular. even though it is under the administration of colonial France. King Norodom Suramarit clearly reaffirmed that Cambodia reserved her retention on her historical rights to Koh Tral (cf. pg. Article 6 of the Kret). President of the Council of Ministers. 1939: the “Brévié Line” which is not a maritime border demarcation. 1972: Following the July 1.           June 16. 1875: Koh Tral is attached to the inspection district of Hatien which was colonized by France. a Khmer scholar who was also an agricultural engineer and forestry expert. January 31. King Ang Duong reminded Napoleon III [first French President (1948-1852). Koh Tral always remains a Cambodian island. requested in a letter to Lon Nol. Brévié himself specified that “the territorial dependence of these islands (including that of Phu Quoc) remains entirely reserved”. 1982: Koh Tral (Phu Quoc) and Poulo-Pangjang (Tho Chu) appear in the Vietnamese territory. maps no. Therefore. and was numbered 61 (on a total of 64 islands). 1957: Norodom Sihanouk. July 07. Dolphin-Dauphin-Meunier – “History of Cambodia”. 1954: at the Geneva Conference. . [he indicated that] Koh Tral is indeed a Cambodian island (cf. Koh PouloWai (Khmer name: Koh Ach Ses) and Koh Tang. 1949: In spite of Cambodian protests and the Deferre Motion [the Deferre Motion has been part of the Bill of Transfer of French Cochinchine to Vietnam which spelled out specific rights of the Khmer Krom people].

000 sq. Continental Shelf – Mr. off of Koh Tral (cf. Therefore. and it creates the “historical sea” extending 10. Vietnam annexes 30. Sean Pengse. km. of Khmer maritime territory. km. Cambodia: Oil Research.000 sq. April 1995). .

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