Friday, May 21, 2010

"Order has been restored", claims Thai Prime Minister

Abhisit Vejjajiva, the Prime Minister of Thailand, has said that order has been restored to the nation, despite the fact a large military presence remains around central Bangkok. 

“We recognize that as we move ahead there are huge challenges ahead of us, particularly the challenge of overcoming the divisions that have occurred in this country,” Mr. Abhisit said in a televised speech, adding that he would initiate “an independent investigation of all the events that have taken place during the protest.”

Read a New York Times article here.
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