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Thailand, US ink defence 'vision'

Sukumpol rejects notion of bid to isolate China

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Thailand and the US have signed a joint vision statement for a new Thai-US Defence Alliance intended to promote a security partnership between the two nations. 

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta, right, and Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat, review honour guards at the Defence Ministry yesterday. Mr Panetta is on a three-country tour of the Asia-Pacific region. APICHART JINAKUL

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta yesterday met Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat to discuss defence cooperation between the two nations.

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