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Democrats pressure Yingluck to sell rice

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The Democrats are stepping up the pressure on the Yingluck Shinawatra administration to speed up sales of paddy to pay farmers who took part in the rice-pledging scheme. 

Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said the government should stop blaming others and pleading for sympathy over its failure to pay the farmers.

It should instead accelerate efforts to resell the pledged rice.

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