UN team in Cambodia for talks on funding special Khmer Rouge courts

Last week UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan reiterated that UN approval of the agreement on the trials will depend on whether sufficient money is in place to fund the staffing and operations of the Extraordinary Chambers for the trials for a sustained period of time.He said that condition will be met once pledges have been made for the Chambers’ three years of operations and once actual contributions for its first year have been received.