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Thai gov't to restore normalcy in Bangkok

05-20-2010 13:17 BJT

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Thailand's government is now attempting to restore normalcy after the two-month long anti-government protests in Bangkok.

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is telling the nation that he's confident peace and order will be restored soon.

Ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has said the military crackdown will spread resentment, turning disgruntled people into guerrillas. During a telephone interview on Wednesday, Thaksin denied interrupting peace talks between Red Shirt protesters and the Thai government.

Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thai Prime Minister, said, "May I assure you, fellow citizens, that I, my government, and our security forces, are confident and determined to end the problems. We will overcome this."

Tharit Pengdit, Director of Thai Department of Special Investigation, said, "If it is necessary, we will use weapons, especially guns, to stop arsonists."

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CCTV.com

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