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Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra did not order Pheu Thai to push for an amnesty law when he talked via Skype with the party's coordinating committee yesterday, his legal adviser and close aide Noppadon Pattama said on Tuesday. 

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra did not order Pheu Thai to push for an amnesty law when he talked via Skype with the party's coordinating committee yesterday, according to Noppadon Pattama. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

Mr Noppadon admitted Thaksin had phoned in on Skype, but said reports that he ordered Pheu Thai to push for quick action in passing an amnesty law for political offenders were not correct.

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