ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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THAILAND- Still at Odds with Indochina

THAILAND Still at Odds with Indochina Harish Chandola THAILAND has failed to adopt a very clear policy towards its Indochina neighbours. On the one hand the Thai Government talks of wanting to establish good relations with the new governments in Cambodia, South Vietnam and Laos and with the government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), but on the other it does not appear prepared to resolve a major outstanding issue between itself and Vietnam. This issue concerns the return to South Vietnam of planes and warships taken away to Thailand by fleeing army and air force officers of the Thieu regime during its collapse in April this year. The establishment of peaceful relations with Laos is another major outstanding issue.

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