Abhisit resigns Democrat leadership
- Published: 4 Jul 2011 at 10.50
- Online news:
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva announced his resignation as leader of the Democrat Party on Monday morning.
The outgoing prime minister's announcement follows the crushing defeat inflicted by the rival Pheu Thai Party in the 2011 general election on Sunday.
"I've decided to resign because I could not lead my party to victory in the election," Mr Abhisit said.
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