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    MOSCOW, SOVIET UNION

    The Soviet Union and Kampuchea signed an agreement on July 17 to provide for a joint inter-governmental committee on co-operation in the fields of commerce, science and technology.The signing came after talks between the visiting Kampuchean Chairman of Minister, Chan Si, the Soviet Prime Minister, Nikolai Tikhonov, and their respective delegations.During their talks both leader were said to have emphasised their desire to pursue untiringly the cause of peace and internal security.Both also stressed the urgency of an active search for stabilising the situation in Southeast Asia.One of Chan Si's major concerns was for Soviet economic and military aid for his Vietnamese-backed government in Phnom Penh, Moscow-based Asian Diplomats said the Soviet leadership would be likely to question Chan Si thoroughly on the Kampuchean political situation and the long-term prospects for defeating the Chinese-backed Khmer Rouge rebels, based along the border with Thailand.Kampuchea's current needs are the revival of its flagging economy and development of its fledgling army.

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    1. GV Delegates seated at table 0.05
    2. SV Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai Tikhonov 0.11
    3. SV Kampuchean delegation 0.16
    4. GVs Delegates seated at table (3 shots) 0.24
    5. SV AND CU Tikhonov and Chan Si signing agreement and shaking hands and embracing (7 shots) 1.07
    InitialsASG/SW


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    Background: MOSCOW, SOVIET UNION

    The Soviet Union and Kampuchea signed an agreement on July 17 to provide for a joint inter-governmental committee on co-operation in the fields of commerce, science and technology.The signing came after talks between the visiting Kampuchean Chairman of Minister, Chan Si, the Soviet Prime Minister, Nikolai Tikhonov, and their respective delegations.During their talks both leader were said to have emphasised their desire to pursue untiringly the cause of peace and internal security.Both also stressed the urgency of an active search for stabilising the situation in Southeast Asia.One of Chan Si's major concerns was for Soviet economic and military aid for his Vietnamese-backed government in Phnom Penh, Moscow-based Asian Diplomats said the Soviet leadership would be likely to question Chan Si thoroughly on the Kampuchean political situation and the long-term prospects for defeating the Chinese-backed Khmer Rouge rebels, based along the border with Thailand.Kampuchea's current needs are the revival of its flagging economy and development of its fledgling army.

    Source: TSS

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEYVX7AJ0964R4SNYY50NKDNF1
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYVX7AJ0964R4SNYY50NKDNF1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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