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Dems decry hidden agenda

Abhisit wants stress on unity, not Thaksin

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  • Writer: Pradit Ruangdit & Aekarach Sattaburuth
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The government should move beyond its hidden agenda to whitewash ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and focus instead on bringing about national reconciliation, opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva says. 

The Democrat Party leader said yesterday he believed most people in the country expect to see the Pheu Thai Party-led government get serious on resolving the key problems facing the nation.

"The best New Year gift the government could give the public is to defuse the conflicts surrounding the Thaksin issues, including its attempts to rewrite the charter and pass the unity bill to help him," Mr Abhisit said in a New Year address.

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