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NEW YORK: United Nations agencies are still confident in Thailand’s role as a leader in the region despite the military coup, the acting foreign minister says. 

Foreign Ministry permanent secretary Sihasak Phuangketkeow yesterday met the president of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly John W Ashe, the chef de cabinet of UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, Susana Malcorra, and president of the Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) Martin Sajdik.

Mr Ashe said although some foreign governments are concerned about the change of regime and had reacted in various ways, he believed Thai political problems should be tackled by Thais.

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