Deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has ordered Pheu Thai to make a strong push for an amnesty law to prevent the red shirts abandoning their support of the ruling party.
Deputy House Speaker Charoen Chankomol, left, holds talks with stakeholders on amnesty proposals. The Monday meeting was attended by the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the Pheu Thai Party, the military, business operators in Ratchaprasong, and a faction of the Bhumjaithai Party. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)
According to Pheu Thai Party sources, Thaksin issued the order through Skype to the party's coordinating committee Monday.
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