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Minister of Foreign Affairs

Phoun Sipaseut, Laotian minister of foreign affairs.

Background

Sipaseut, Phoun was born on February 16, 1920 in Savannakhet, Laos.

Career

With Subdiv. Public Works, Savannakhet and Paske, Laos, 1941-1945. Government representative of resistance, commander-in-chief South Laos Armed Forces, 1950-1954. Member National Assembly, 1958-1959.

Member central committee of foreign country relations Patriotic Front, 1972-1975, delegate chief, 1972-1974. Became vice chairman, minister foreign affairs Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic, Vientiane, 1975, now deputy prime minister.

Connections

Married; 2 children.