Pol Pot `to leave Cambodia'

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The Independent Online
One of Cambodia's co-premiers indicated that a foreign country is willing to grant asylum to the Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, fuelling speculation that the notorious guerrilla leader has already fled the country. Cambodian First Premier Norodom Ranariddh would not say which country would accept Pol Pot and his two top lieutenants, but insisted that a "friendly country" had agreed to help in ending Cambodia's years of armed conflict. Thailand's Bangkok Post reported yesterday that Pol Pot and associates were in Bangkok en route to China.

AP - Phnom Penh