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Arch-enemies reach deal on amnesty

Core UDD and PAD leaders pitch two bills

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  • Writer: Aekarach Sattaburuth and Mongkol Bangprapa
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Members of the red- and yellow-shirt political camps have reached an agreement to press ahead with a pair of political amnesty bills. 

Pheu Thai Party list MP and red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) core leader Korkaew Pikulthong, and Parnthep Pourpongpan, a core member and spokesman for the yellow-shirt People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) met at parliament on Thursday at the invitation of deputy House speaker Charoen Chankomol.

The meeting was revealed Friday by the two leaders of the rival colour-coded groups.

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