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Thailand Buys US Arms to Fight Rebels

Makka Times

13 July 2005

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Thailand is to buy seven US-made attack helicopters and more than 24,000 guns to fight a separatist war in its Muslim-majority south, according to government documents and officials.

Citing deteriorating security and a mounting toll on Wednesday, the Thai cabinet approved a three-year special defence budget of $66.3 million for the weaponry, a classified cabinet document said.

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