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Four proposals from watered-down amnesty talks

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A meeting of representatives of five groups who attended Monday's talks on a proposed amnesty for political offenders agreed on four proposals, including the temporary release of those still detained to ease political conflict, Deputy House Speaker Charoen Chankomol said after the meeting. 

Mr Charoen said this after chairing a meeting attended by representatives of five of the 11 groups invited to take part in discussions on a possible amnesty for offenders in political conflicts.

Those who attended today's meeting organised by Mr Charoen were: Chiang Rai MP Samart Kaewmeechai and Nonthaburi MP Udomdej Rattanasathien of the Pheu Thai Party; Pheu Thai list MP Korkaew Pikulthong representing the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD); deputy army chief Gen Dapong Rattanasuban and deputy defence permanent secretary Gen ML Prasobchai Kasemsant representing the armed forces; Pol Col Seri Khairassami, who represented Ratchaprasong business operators; and Ruangsak Ngamsompak, a Bhumjaithai Party list MP.

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