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Vietnam says its Army did not cross into Thailand

Vietnam Sunday rejected as ''slander'' charges that its forces crossed into Thailand last week to attack Kampuchean guerrillas. ''Over the past few days, the Thai authorities have repeatedly spread the slander that Vietnamese Army volunteers in Kampuchea (Cambodia) had intruded into Thai territory and attacked civilians,'' a Vietnamese Foreign Ministry statement carried by the Vietnam News Agency said.

''This is a trick of thief shouting thief,'' it added.

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