Thai deputy PM ready to mediate reconciliation talk

17:03, September 20, 2010      

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Thai Deputy Prime Minister Sanan Kachornprasart said Monday he is ready to mediate a reconciliation talk with all conflicting sides after the detained red-shirt leaders asked him to do so.

According to The Nation online, Sanan said Natthawut Saikua and other detained red-shirt leaders wanted to hold a reconciliation talk with the government without any more condition, and hoped he can mediate the talk.

Sanan said he is also willing and ready to mediate such a talk with all conflicting sides, including former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who is seen as leader de facto of red-shirts, and the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), a movement who opposes Thaksin.

Sanan visited Natthawut and six other red-shirt leaders at the Bangkok Remand Prison for 45 minutes Monday.

He said if the peace talk has more progress, he will propose the issue to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

The seven red-shirt leaders were detained under the charge of violating emergency decree after they called an end to a chronic rally on May 19 and surrendered themselves to the police.

The rally, which demanded the Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to dissolve the parliament and to hold a snap election, lasted more than two months before it ended because of a military dispersion.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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