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Thailand abstains from vote on UN resolution condemning Myanmar violence


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On the United Nations’ rare move, adopting a resolution urging the military in Myanmar to cease violence, Thailand abstained from voting on the non-binding motion. Thailand’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanee Sangrat says there were several essential factors to why Thailand declined to vote. 119 member countries of the United Nations General Assembly voted on Friday in support of the resolution condemning the February 1 military coup where Burmese troops took over the civilian government and ousted the elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The resolution also called on member nations to “prevent the flow of arms” into Myanmar. Since the […]

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Sitting on the fence is as good as condoning what the Junta is doing to civilians in Myanmar. But then former General Prayut chan-o-cha could hardly condemn what he would like to do himself.

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