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Malaysia calls for expansion of ASEAN

Malaysia calls for expansion of ASEAN

KUALA LUMPUR (AP) - Malaysia hopes Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Burma will

join the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Prime Minister Mahathir

Mohamad said Oct. 8.

Mahathir said Malaysia believes that only when all Southeast Asian nations "are

joined together by a common sense of purpose that ASEAN has come to symbolize can

there be mutual trust, peace and stability in the entire Southeast Asian region."

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