Thursday, September 01, 2005

Thailand, Laos, Cambodia to jointly suppress cross border crime

BANGKOK, Aug. 31 (Xinhuanet) -- Thailand, Laos and Cambodia have agreed to cooperate in prevention and suppression of cross border crime, including drug trafficking and goods smuggling, particularly timbers, reported the state-run Thai News Agency Wednesday.

The agreement was reached during two separate meetings between the Thai and Lao delegations and the Thai and Cambodian delegations in Thailand's northeastern Ubon Ratchathani Province Tuesday.

The Thai and Lao authorities also agreed on joint border patrols -- both by army and marine officers -- and on promotion ofcross border tourism. Enditem


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