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Pheu Thai wins, Thaksin seeks coalition: Thai exit polls

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Yingluck Shinawatra wins the general election

Yingluck Shinawatra wins the general election. Photo: Facebook.

The Pheu Thai Party will not form a single-party government even if it has enough votes but will invite other parties to join in a coalition, fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra said in an interview with Thai television stations from Dubai on Sunday.

He said if Pheu Thai was victorious, as all exit polls were projecting, his youngest sister Yingluck Shinawatra would certainly be prime minister.

“What is more exciting is that the voter turnout is high, showing that the Thai people want to see democracy and national reconciliation,” Thaksin said.

Read more: Bangkok Post

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