Govt won't be pushed on N Korea

PM insists Thailand supports UN pact

Probably the most obvious North Korean business in Thailand is the string of restaurants owned and managed by Pyongyang - often changing names, staff and location. (Video grab Vice.com)

The government insists it will not take action against North Korean businesses operating in Thailand following reports the United States pressed the country into doing so in a bid to cut the flow of money to Pyongyang.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reiterated Wednesday that Thailand has adhered to all its obligations set out by the United Nations in its resolution on North Korea.

Gen Prayut said the North Korean situation was a global issue and the UN has gone to lengths to force the hermit kingdom to abandon its nuclear weapons, a move his government has endorsed.

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