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EC: International organizations need permission to observe Thai elections

BANGKOK, 18 December 2018 (NNT) – Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has confirmed that international bodies that wish to observe the general election next year will need to seek its approval.

EC Secretary General Jarungwit Phumma said it would be customary for the EC to invite electoral organs of other countries to observe next year’s election, but it is a requirement that international organizations and non-governmental agencies first seek permission directly from the Thai election organizer.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Thammarat Thadaphrom
National News Bureau of Thailand

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