Thaksin brother-in-law and former PM Somchai: No reconciliation without amnesty

Former PM Somchai says reconciliation must involve amnesty – ThaiPBS, February 18, 2015
…He noted that amnesty should be an integral part of reconciliation as there were people who were imprisoned or punished for political offences. “If reconciliation is to be realized, this (amnesty) has to be accepted,” he said.
Former Palang Prachachon party MP Suthin Klangsang, meanwhile, said that the powers-that-be now had no intention whatsoever to restore reconciliation, citing the criminal litigation being employed against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Mr Somchai…

Thaksin ‘ready’ for talk, but not Prayut – The Nation, February 17, 2015
…Thaksin, however, has said he is ready for such talks, a Pheu Thai Party source said yesterday. The ex-PM’s only condition was that he wanted to talk to someone with the power to make decisions, so that any agreement reached can be put into practice, the source said. “Thaksin has been fooled many times already. Such talks often failed in the past, so he wants people with actual power to talk with him,” the source said.
Thaksin wants the country to be peaceful and to move forward, the source said…

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One Response to Thaksin brother-in-law and former PM Somchai: No reconciliation without amnesty

  1. Wiz says:

    Big Too response to this threat from Ai Somchai as well as other PT-UDD men:
    “No reconciliation unless the fugitives and the crooks coming to pass through the legal procedures!”

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