Backdown in Bangkok

January 1973
Time;1/8/1973, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p39
The article focuses on the Black September backdown during the hostage taking in Bangkok, Thailand. It says that the four men armed with submachine guns demanded for the release of 36 Palestinian prisoners in exchange of the freedom of six Israelis including Cambodia Ambassador Shimon Avimor. It adds that the terrorist group withdrew after the negotiation wherein Egyptian, Israeli, and Thai officials promised to give them safe conduct out of the country despite failure to meet the demands.


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