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Opening Statement By His Excellency Professor S Jayakumar Minister For Foreign Affairs And Minister For Law Of The Republic Of Singapore At The 30th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting In Kuala Lumpur

24 Jul 1997

Your Royal Highnesses Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen I join my ASEAN colleagues in thanking His Excellency Dato'' Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamed for his opening address. I would al...

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MFA Spokesman's Comment confirming Prince Ranariddh's arrival in Singapore today, 20 Jul 1997

20 Jul 1997

In response to press queries, the MFA Spokesman confirmed that Prince Ranariddh arrived in Singapore today. He will call on Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong tomorrow. MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS  

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MFA Spokesman's Comment confirming Prince Ranariddh's son and other Cambodians in Singapore, 9 Jul 97

09 Jul 1997

In response to press queries on the arrival of Prince Ranariddh''s son and other Cambodians in Singapore, the MFA Spokesman said that Singapore''s assistance is based on humanitarian considerations an...

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MFA SPOKESMAN'S COMMENTS ON AFP REPORT THAT A FUNCINPEC OFFICIAL WAS DENIED ASYLUM

08 Jul 1997

In response to press queries on an AFP report dated 7 July 97 about a FUNCINPEC official in Cambodia who had failed to obtain asylum at the Singapore Embassy in Phnom Penh, a spokesman for MFA said th...

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MFA Spokesman's comments on impact of US sanctions on Myanmar's entry into Asean

24 Apr 1997

In response to press queries on whether the US sanctions have any impact on Myanmar''s entry into ASEAN, the MFA spokesman reiterated that the timing of the admission of Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar int...

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