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Thai-US Relations #482710

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 16, 1975
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(Studio) During rescue of Mayaguez and crew, 1100 United States Marines flown to United States bases in Thailand without warning to Thai government Thai government protests American action; recalls its ambassador to DC.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Bangkok, Thailand) Several anti-American demonstrations occur. Prime Min. Kukrit Pramoj says Thai government to review all treaties with US, [PRAMOJ - says treaties to be changed if they representative obstruction to Thailand's movement under new conditions in S.E. Asia.] Delegation from South Vietnam's new govt, arrives in Bangkok; crowd cheers. Communist representatives demand United States military withdrawal from Thailand. Thais expected to officially recognize new South Vietnam government in few days.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) NBC speaks with Thai ambassador before he left for his home.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Ambassador Anand PANYARACHUN - says Thai government doesn't want Utapao AB to be used for any purposes that might be construed as reprisals against Cambodia; United States government decided to take just such action when Marines flown in to Utapao.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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