Army Chief urges peace in the country


BANGKOK 7 March 2014  The Army Commander in Chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, has confirmed that he regards signs that have been put up in the country to promote separatism are unacceptable — urging everyone to live in peace.

Gen. Prayuth stated that all sides should work together for the good of the country, and that the army does not discriminate against supporters of any color in the political spectrum.

He went on to say that people throughout the country should respect the rule of law in order for peace to prevail in Thailand, and that he didn’t understand why people were so determined to fight one another.

Lastly, he urged all sides to think about the good of the country. Fighting with each other, he said, can only hurt the nation. Moreover, he stated that the army serves the Thai people, and the fact that signs have been put up in some areas to promote separatism in the country is unacceptable.