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Abhisit’s reform plan falls flat

Govt rejects call to quit

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Key government figures have flatly rejected a much-touted proposal by Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva to end the political impasse. 

The plan, which requires the resignation of the caretaker government and would likely delay elections for two years, was also met warily by other stakeholders in the political conflict.

Former premier Abhisit on Saturday spelled out a nine-point plan to steer the country out of conflict, saying the caretaker government should resign to pave the way for a “neutral” interim government, to be appointed by the Senate speaker, which would kick off a campaign of reform.

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