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China and Thailand both agree to push forward probe of Mekong massacre

07-12-2012 14:05 BJT

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Chinese State Councillor and Minister of Public Security, Meng Jianzhu, has arrived in the Golden Triangle region of the Mekong River. Its here, near the Thai-Myanmar border, that 13 Chinese boat crew were murdered last October.

Earlier Meng met with senior Thai Army officials for talks on the investigation into the murders. Both have agreed to push forward the probe and strengthen joint patrols along the Mekong River.

The three prime suspects led by suspected drug trafficker, Naw Kham, have admitted they committed the murders in collusion with nine Thai soldiers. A Chinese delegation is now in Thailand to assist with the final stages of the investigation.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CNTV.CN

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