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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2729

Thai Parliament besieged by protesters: PM’s Policy statement delayed

Bangkok, 29 December, ( Red-clad demonstrators has besieged Thailand’s Parliament and reported as blocking the entrance to Parliament which forced House Speaker Chai Chidchob to postpone the delivery of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's policy statement scheduled at 9.30am to 2pm today (Monday) afternoon.

The roads around Parliament were blocked and few MPs were able enter the compound.

Mr. Chai said negotiations with the protesters were expected to continue.

He expressed hope that the protesters would eventually open way for the members of parliament to pass in and out of the Parliament premises without harassment or being hindered.

However, if the attempt failed by 2 pm, the debate was expected to be further delayed.

- Asian Tribune -

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