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PM warned against recognising rebels

Pattani senator says KL talks are premature

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  • Writer: Achara Ashayagachat & Wassana Nanuam
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Security officials have voiced fears that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will try to formalise peace talks with southern separatists during her visit to Malaysia this week. 

Ms Yingluck will travel to Kuala Lumpur to discuss Thailand's request for help to solve the violence in the South.

National security sources say former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Ms Yingluck's elder brother, has been heavily involved in pushing for a peace deal with southern separatists.

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