US backs Thai democratic process

The United States government urges Thailand to work out political differences in a peaceful and democratic manner, the US Department of State said in a press statement on Monday.

The statement says, "The United States strongly supports democratic institutions and the democratic process in Thailand, a long-time friend and ally.

"Prime Minister Yingluck has called for elections as a way forward amid ongoing political tensions and demonstrations. We encourage all involved to resolve political differences peacefully and democratically in a way that reflects the will of the Thai people and strengthens the rule of law."

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Discussion 1 : 10/12/2013 at 03:42 PM
If Thais took on some of the morale's of other countries, they would not be living in this cesspit of corruption. The reason they don't listen is because they don't want to hear.
Discussion 2 : 10/12/2013 at 02:11 PM
I agree - the Thai people have enough of their own hypocrisy.
Discussion 3 : 10/12/2013 at 01:49 PM
What the Thai's don't need is interference from the American government.
Discussion 4 : 10/12/2013 at 01:47 PM
The United States government urges Thailand to work out political differences in a peaceful and democratic manner, the US Department of State said in a press statement on Monday. It would be nice if the USA would also do the same. It appears that the USA is becoming more dictatorial.
Discussion 5 : 10/12/2013 at 12:19 PM
Isn't it all too obvious?. It would serve their globalist agenda and it's a well known secret that Thaksin has been groomed to "lead the way" ever since he was made "foreign adviser" for the Carlyle Group. The same reason for "independent" red medias being "sponsored" by the U.S. State Department. The same reason corporate news in the U.S. and Europe always portray Thaksin as the champion of the poor and "democracy". Internet is a wonderful tool to dig up facts,isn't it?
Discussion 6 : 10/12/2013 at 11:29 AM
You can always rely on 'The United States Government' to recommend peaceful and democratic methods. Such hypocrisy is not needed by the Thai people.
Discussion 7 : 10/12/2013 at 11:09 AM
So they want Thailand to try democracy the American way? Is that complete with high paid corporate lobbyists, huge corporate campaign donations and former executives being hired to manage the same companies they once ran?
Discussion 8 : 10/12/2013 at 10:17 AM
"strengthens the rule of law." well that rules out this government then. Time to go Thanksin Regime who strive to weaken the rule of law.
Discussion 9 : 10/12/2013 at 10:08 AM
Don't be surprised if the Economist or Times magazine start to publish the murky past of a corrupt politician and I don't mean the PMs brother. I for one, can't wait to see the reaction.

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