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Ban Ki-moon asked for Thai crisis help

Surapong to propose UN involvement to CMPO

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Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said that he had spoken with United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon this morning to discuss ways out of the current political crisis. 

Mr Surapong said the ongoing state of chaos and violence, particularly the deaths of four innocent children, had guided his decision.

He had thought about inviting Ban Ki-moon to give advice, since the UN is highly experienced in dealing with conflicts, to prevent other countries losing confidence in Thailand, he added.

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