NASA to withdraw U-Tapao plan if no answer from Thailand

 NASA to withdraw U-Tapao plan if no answer from Thailand

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The US space agency NASA has notified the Foreign Ministry it will withdraw its request to use U-tapao naval air base if Thailand cannot give an answer by next Tuesday, Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Thursday.

“The United States embassy has forwarded to us a letter from NASA saying that it wants an answer by June 26. If by that day there is still no answer, it will cancel the project because it has to bring in equipment in advance, before August,” Mr Surapong said.

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