Foreign Affairs Ministry invites Ban Ki-moon to take part in solving political problems


BANGKOK, 28 February 2014  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has invited U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Thailand to help mediate the political conflicts in the country.

Director-General of the Department of Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sek Wannamethee said the Thai government was now in the process of inviting the U.N. head to Thailand after he issued a statement saying that the U.N. was ready to help Thailand tackle the political problems. Thailand, as a U.N. member country, listened to the organization and deemed it necessary to respond to the U.N. chief’s proposal.

Mr Ban Ki-moon would attend talks and listen to opinions from all sides. He would also witness the situation first-hand, the official said.