Secretary-General, Following Thailand Military Takeover, Appeals for Prompt Return to Democratic Rule

22 May 2014
SG/SM/15871

Secretary-General, Following Thailand Military Takeover, Appeals for Prompt Return to Democratic Rule

22 May 2014
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15871
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General, Following Thailand Military Takeover, Appeals

 

For Prompt Return to Democratic Rule

 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General is seriously concerned by the military takeover in Thailand today.  He appeals for a prompt return to constitutional, civilian, democratic rule and an all-inclusive dialogue that will pave the way for long-term peace and prosperity in Thailand.  The Secretary-General urges all parties to work together constructively, refrain from violence and respect human rights.

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