Welcoming Thailand Elections, Secretary-General Hopes for ‘Genuine’ Reconciliation

5 July 2011
SG/SM/13689

Welcoming Thailand Elections, Secretary-General Hopes for ‘Genuine’ Reconciliation

5 July 2011
Secretary-General
SG/SM/13689
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Welcoming Thailand Elections, Secretary-General Hopes for ‘Genuine’ Reconciliation

The following statement was issued on 4 July by Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General welcomes the orderly conduct of the parliamentary elections in Thailand and the promise by all parties to respect the will of the Thai people as expressed through the democratic process.

The Secretary-General hopes that the elections mark an important step towards genuine reconciliation, long-term stability and consolidation of democratic norms in the country.  He looks forward to working with the incoming Government and all parties in Thailand.

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