• Short Summary

    USA, WASHINGTON

    The United States is to Sell Thailand forty M-48 tanks to meet the threat posed by the Vietnamese military presence in neighbouring Kampuchea.

  • Description

    Reagan and Thai Prime Minister enter room.
    Reagan speaking.
    Prime Minister speaking.
    Both men shake hands and leave room.
    Initials


    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: USA, WASHINGTON

    The United States is to Sell Thailand forty M-48 tanks to meet the threat posed by the Vietnamese military presence in neighbouring Kampuchea. President Reagan made the announcement following talks with Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda on April 13. He said "I am happy to announce that the United States will make available immediately a sizeable number of M-48 tanks". The President also indicated that congress would be asked to extend Thailand's repayment terms. A senior administration official said the tanks are worth about 30 million dollars altogether.

    Source: VISMATCH 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7B9C2BXCYJOFTRCZA81DD2XUU
    Media URN:
    VLVA7B9C2BXCYJOFTRCZA81DD2XUU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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