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Cambodia agrees ceasefire with Thai army after clashes

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  • Ceasefire follows seven days of clashes

  • Politics seen fueling, complicating conflict

  • More than 60,000 people displaced (Recasts with ceasefire, changes dateline)

By Prak Chan Thul

PHNOM PENH, April 28 (Reuters) - Thai and and Cambodian troops agreed on Thursday to a ceasefire, Cambodia's government said, after a week of clashes that have killed at least 15 people in Southeast Asia's deadliest border dispute in years.

Both sides also agreed to re-open a border point near two disputed 12th-century Hindu temples to allow displaced people to return to their homes and villages, Cambodian government spokesman Phay Siphan said.

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