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Laos rejects monitoring of Hmong return

August 16, 2007

The Nation (Bangkok)
August 16, 2007

Laos Thursday rejected an idea suggested by Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont to have a “third party” monitor the repatriation of more than 7,500 Hmong refugees.

Lao spokesman Yong Chanthalangsy said a joint subcommittee of border security officials would discuss the issue at a meeting from September 24 in Phetchabun’s Ban Huay Nam Khao, where nearly 8,000 Hmong refugees have taken shelter.

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