PM Yingluck implores all parties to unite and resolve conflicts for the sake of Thailand


BANGKOK, 2 June 2012 – The Prime Minister has implored all in Thailand to resolve conflicts and unite for the country’s sake. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said during the weekly TV program “Yingluck Government Meets the People” on Saturday that the government’s proposed reconciliation laws were intended as a step towards Thailand’s unity and peace.

PM Yingluck stated that reconciliation is needed after the country has suffered serious damaging discords.

She said that the Parliament is a suitable start for talks to build understanding, with MPs as people’s representatives in ending all sorts of conflicts and moving the country forward.

Concerning recent face-offs between police and protesters, the Premier has asked all sides to opt to dialogue to resolve their issues under the principles of democratic rule and the code of laws, in order to help restore peace and strengthen Thailand again.