- Soth Phetrasy
name = Soth Phetrasy
Minister for Economy & Planning
party = PPPL
Soth Phetrasy, (1915 - 2004), was a representative of the
Pathet Laoin Vientiane, Laos, and also a minister in the third and final leftist and royalist coalition government of Laos in 1973-1975, becoming Minister for Economy and Planning under Souvanna Phouma. He was an important figure to the Pathet Laoas he became spokesman for them in Vientiane since 1964. He became increasingly known as he tried to negotiate POW's between the United States and also matters such as Eugene DeBruin, and as diplomat of the Pathet Laopreparing the Vientiane Agreement 1973. He later became the ambassador to Moscow. He died in Vientiane in 2004. He is also a very distant cousin of King Savang Vatthana. Many of his external family lives in Australia and the United States.
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