Thai PM Yingluck vows to protect wildlife, fight illegal ivory trade

BANGKOK, March 3 – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday presided over the 6th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Bangkok, vowing to protect wildlife and fight illicit global trafficking in ivory.

“I believe that Thailand will be a strong ally to fight illicit global trafficking in ivory,” she told delegates before striking a gong to officially open the CITES summit.

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