Prayut prepared for refugee exodus, denies supporting Myanmar junta violence

Protest in Myanmar against Military Coup

Protest in Myanmar against Military Coup. Photo: MgHla (aka) Htin Linn Aye. CC BY-SA 4.0.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday the government is preparing for a potential flood of refugees from neighbouring Myanmar.

“We don’t want to have an exodus into our territory, but we will observe human rights, too,” Gen Prayut told reporters when asked about a weekend of violence in Myanmar during anti-coup demonstrations.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Mongkol Bangprapa

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