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Khmer rebels say East Germans aid Vietnamese

Guerrillas battling Vietnamese occupation troops in Kampuchea (Cambodia) said Saturday that East Germany has sent weapons, military advisers, and equipment to help the Vietnamese expand their air power.

The report, which could not be confirmed independently, was broadcast by a radio station representing the two noncommunist parties in the three-party Kampuchean government-in-exile nominally led by deposed Kampuchean leader Prince Norodom Sihanouk.

Radio Khmer, which speaks for followers of Sihanouk and of former Prime Minister Son Sann, said the East Germans had arrived recently in the southern Kampuchean port of Kampong Som.

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