Laos spokesman, Yong Chanthalangsy, says his government is ready to cooperate with Thai officials to solve the issue of Hmong refugees in Thailand by taking a two-track approach. One is to screen out the Hmong refugees by nationality or origin, and the other is to crack down on opportunists who take advantage of the refugees.
Thai and Lao officials agree that the root of the Hmong problems are human traffickers. So this issue must be addressed.
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