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Yingluck Shinawatra: US ambassador to Thailand against coup

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BANGKOK, 29 June 2011 (NNT) – US Ambassador to Thailand Kristie Anne Kenney has expressed concerns over any coup d’état in Thailand while the 3 July general election is drawing close, according to Pheu Thai prime minister candidate Yingluck Shinawatra.

Speaking about her recent meeting with the US ambassador on Monday, Ms Yingluck stated that their meeting simply followed postponement of several earlier appointments due to time clash. She said the discussion generally touched on her campaign situation.

Asked if the US ambassador expressed her concern over the Thai political situation and her stance against any coup d’état in Thailand, Ms Yingluck confirmed the news report but refused to give further comments, saying that it would be better to let the US side give information about this.

Read more: NNT

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