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Govt seeks OIC credit for far South efforts

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Thailand is hoping the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will recognise its efforts in tackling the southern insurgency following a diplomats' visit to the region by the OIC last week. 

Fifteen foreign ambassadors and representatives of 17 OIC diplomats based in Thailand were taken on Thursday to Pattani and Yala provinces by Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul.

He wanted them to see for themselves how Thailand is handling the violence in Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat.

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