PM tells foreign media she is in control of her government


BANGKOK, 29 Nov 2013 Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has told foreign media that she is the one in charge of the government, not her brother, as she ruled out dissolution of parliament. 

During a special interview with Cable News Network (CNN), Miss Yingluck told a CNN reporter that she wanted to be judged by her achievements, while urging the protesters to end their rally and seek out solutions through talks.

The Premier also denied allegation that claimed she was taking orders from her brother, former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, as she assured the CNN that the Thai government was in her control.

Miss Yingluck also had an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). She told the BBC that there will not be an early election as the parliament will not be dissolved despite the ongoing protest.

She went on to say that the government would not authorize the use of force against those protesters seizing state offices.

Lastly, the Thai Premier said she loved this country as she would do whatever it took to protect the country’s democracy.