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New Briefs: Bangkok Spurns U.S.

New Briefs: Bangkok Spurns U.S.

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand has denied the U.S. permission to fly over the Thai-Cambodian

border to monitor Khmer Rouge movements, a western diplomat said on June 26.

Though a major ally of the United States, Thailand has sharply criticized interference

in Cambodia's affairs and U.S. opposition to the inclusion of the Khmer Rouge in

a future coalition government.


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    Ministry of Health spokesperson Or Vandine said on Monday that the ministry is monitoring all inbound flights, after it was announced that only those from Malaysia and Indonesia will be temporarily cancelled from August 1. Vandine said on Monday that the two countries were identified as

  • Flights from Indonesia, Malaysia cancelled

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