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US denies secret plans for U-Tapao

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US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Martin E Dempsey has denied rumours of a hidden Pentagon agenda behind Nasa's use of U-Tapao airport in Rayong as a base to conduct atmospheric studies. 

Gen Martin E Dempsey, chairman of theUSJoint Chiefs of Staff, shakeshands with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during his visit to Government House yesterday. APICHART JINAKUL

Gen Dempsey was speaking to reporters at the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters where he met Supreme Commander Thanasak Patimapakorn yesterday.

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