Stop arms smuggling, Megawati urges Thais

BANGKOK: President Megawati Sukarnoputri urged Thailand yesterday to crack down on smugglers supplying weapons to separatist rebels in Indonesia's rebellious Aceh province. 

The Indonesian leader, in Bangkok for a two-day state visit, said Thailand was key to choking off the supply of arms to Aceh, where troops have launched an offensive to crush the rebels. 

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