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PM: Thaksin worked for the country

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Tuesday that she believed her brother, former premier Thaksin, had worked hard and in the best interests of the country when he was in office. 

She was responding to  the report of the Truth for Reconciliation Committee (TRC) yesterday, which concluded that the fugitive former prime minister should quit politics - to help bring about national reconciliation and in the best interests of the country.

The prime minister said after the TRC has submitted its report to her on the April-May 2010 violence and  crackdown she will forward it to the Committee to Coordinate and Follow Up on Actions Taken to Implement the Recommendations of the Truth for Reconciliation Commission of Thailand for consideration and further action.

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