Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Thailand
New York, 26 February 2014
The Secretary-General is increasingly concerned about the political crisis in Thailand. He has condemned the recent escalation of violence in different parts of the country. The Secretary-General believes strongly that there should be no place for violence by any side in resolving political differences and disputes.
The Secretary-General urges the parties and all concerned to respect human rights and the rule of law.
He strongly urges the parties to engage as soon as possible in meaningful and inclusive dialogue toward ending the crisis and advancing genuine reform.
The Secretary-General expresses his readiness to assist the parties and the Thai people in any way possible.
Statements on 26 February 2014
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- New York, 26 February 2014 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Venezuela
- Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 26 February 2014 - Secretary-General's message to the Summit of the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa [delivered by Mr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)]
- New York, 26 February 2014 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on attacks in Yobe State, Nigeria