Soth Phetrasy

Soth Phetrasy

name = Soth Phetrasy

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birth_date =1915
birth_place =Vientiane, Laos
death_date =2004
death_place =Vientiane, Laos
office = Minister for Economy & Planning
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party = PPPL
spouse = Oudom Phetrasy
religion = Buddhism
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Soth Phetrasy, (1915 - 2004), was a representative of the Pathet Lao in 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 Lao as 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 Lao preparing 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.

ee also

*Souvanna Phouma

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