Thai "red-shirts" ask PM to respond to demand of House dissolution by Saturday

10:18, April 25, 2010      

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The Thai anti-government protesters or the "red-shirts" asked Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to respond by Saturday (April 24) to their demand of dissolving the lower House of parliament within 30 days, "red- shirts" core leader Natthawut Saikua said.

"Red-shirts" core leader Veera Musikapong said on Friday that a new round of talks with the government is possible if the prime minister agrees to three demands including dissolving the House within 30 days.

"If the premier denies the "red-shirts" demand, the "red-shirts" will keep fighting for democracy," the National News Bureau of Thailand quoted Natthawut as saying.

Moreover, if the "red-shirts" do not meet with the demand, the "red-shirts" will announce a new rally strategy by next week, said Natthawut.

The "red-shirts" rally has been held from March 12 and they are viewing that, apart from the House dissolution, there is no other solution to the country's ongoing political conflict.

However, the rise of Thais in "various-color shirts", who have opposed the early House dissolution, is increasingly growing.

Source: Xinhua

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