Caretaker PM Abhisit accepts his defeat

08:41, July 04, 2011      

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Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (C) of the ruling Democrat Party is surrounded by security staff and reporters after he voted at a polling station in Bangkok July 3, 2011. Thailand headed to the polls on Sunday in an election that will test whether one of Asia's most promising nations can end a six-year crisis marked by protests, military crackdowns and widening gap between rich and poor. Vejjajiva's wife Pimpen and daughter Prang are seen behind him on right. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Thailand's Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva conceded his party's defeat and congratulated his main rival Pheu Thai Party for its decisive victory at about 7: 45 p.m. local time on Sunday.

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