Thailand is prepared to request Thaksin’s extradition

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Thai Foreign Ministry on Monday said it is prepared to forward a request the United States to extradite ousted ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra who is invited speak before Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE).

Ministry spokesman Thani Thongpakdi said that if requested by the Office of Attorney-General, the ministry will act.

Thaksin is invited to testify with CSCE in the US next week.

Thaksin’s legal adviser Noppadon Pattama claimed that Thaksin accepted an invitation from CSCE to testify on alleged human rights violations during Bangkok’s deadly political demonstrations.

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