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    Bangkok airport was under heavy security as Thai Government officials, led by Prime Minister, Mr.?

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    Bangkok airport was under heavy security as Thai Government officials, led by Prime Minister, Mr. Thanin Kraivichien, arrived to great the Singapore leader, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.

    Mr. Lee is on a four day unofficial tour of Thailand. During his stay, Mr. Lee will hold lengthy talks with the Thai government on the subject of bilateral relations between Singapore and Thailand, both member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, known as ASEAN.

    However, Reuters news agency reports that sources in Bangkok have disclosed that the discussions will also involve the latest attack by communist Cambodian troops in which three Thai villages were sacked an more than thirty Thais killed.

    Singapore Government officials said that although ASEAN was a not a defence bloc, bilateral agreements between member states was possible "in order to fight a common enemy, such as the communists."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA89SRLS93LW4U7GGLH2W8OZGJH
    Media URN:
    VLVA89SRLS93LW4U7GGLH2W8OZGJH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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