Thai editorial: Thaksin’s Myanmar trip “final nail in Surakiart’s coffin”

The Nation, an online Thai news source, editorializes on Thaksin’s trip to Myanmar:

Just last week, Deputy PM Surakiart Sathirathai, the Thai candidate for UN secretary-general, was telling the world how he would push for Suu Kyi’s release and political reforms in that oppressed nation were he elected. If it served no other purpose, Thaksin’s visit at least put the final nail in Surakiart’s coffin as far as his bid for the UN’s top job is concerned.

We have written on the Myanmar situation here and here. Ever since the straw poll, the English-language Thai press has been very harsh on Thaksin.

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One Response to “Thai editorial: Thaksin’s Myanmar trip “final nail in Surakiart’s coffin””

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