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Thailand ratifies ASEAN anti-human trade pact

The flags of ASEAN nations raised in MH Thamrin Avenue, Jakarta, during 18th ASEAN Summit, Jakarta, 8 May 2011

BANGKOK, 24 July 2016 (NNT) – Foreign Affairs Minister Don Pramudwinai has ratified and handed the ASEAN anti-human trafficking pact to ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh during the 49th ASEAN Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in Laos.

The ASEAN anti-human trafficking pact was inked by the leaders of member nations during the 27th ASEAN Summit in November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The pact is the first effort that legally binds the signatories to jointly eradicate human trade and observes the ASEAN declaration on human trafficking in 2004.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Vipaporn Pooritanasarn
Rewriter: Thammarat Thadaphrom

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