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FCO statement on recent political protests in Bangkok

Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire comments on the demonstrations that have taken place in Thailand over the last couple of days.

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Speaking today, FCO Minister Hugo Swire said:

I have been following the current situation in Thailand closely and will continue to do so. As a friend of Thailand, the UK urges all sides to adhere to their commitment to the values of democracy and rule of law in the interests of Thailand’s peace and stability. I hope that all parties can resolve their differences peacefully, avoiding violence, and in line with democracy and the rule of law.

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Published 25 November 2013