Thaksin denies being the cause of problems in Thailand


BANGKOK, March 20 2011 (NNT) – During his phone-in speech to the red-shirt rally on Saturday night, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra denied being the cause of the problems of the countery as accused. 

According to the former Prime Minister, he is in good health and has been to Europe visiting redshirts living in the EU. Thaksin rebutted the claims made by the government during the censure debate that the deaths of the members of the redshirt were caused by their fellow protesters. He also flatly denied allegations that he was the core of all the troubles besetting the country.

The atmosphere of the rally, held under tight security, was peaceful; no violence was reported. The redshirt have been holding rallies twice a month for the past three months,right after the emergency decree has been lifted.