PM will not discuss conflict of interest with Cambodia during her trip there


BANGKOK, 10 July 2012 -Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has insisted there will be no discussion over the conflict of interest between Thailand and other nations during her trip to Cambodia this Friday.

Ms. Yingluck said in her statement that she will travel to Cambodia as a guest of the US Secretary of States, Hillary Clinton, to participate in the discussion with the private sector and over the bilateral corporation.

She assured that no conversation concerning the conflict of interest would be brought up during her visit. The Prime Minister said that she will focus on reiterating how Thailand is the connecting point in this region and how strong the ASEAN Economic Community will be.

Regarding the border dispute with Cambodia, Ms. Yingluck said the decision whether Thailand will withdraw its troops depends on the the Ministry of Defense, and that the 2001 cabinet resolution on the MOU with Cambodia regarding the overlapping territory between the two countries has not been tabled for consideratioin.

The Premier will also clarify the current charter rewrite to US entrepreneurs, which is indicative that people are entitled to their different opinions as long as they do it under the framework of laws and the move towards reconciliation, and that the Thai government is doing its best for the nation as a whole.