PM downplays coup possibility | Bangkok Post: news

News > Politics

PM downplays coup possibility

- +

The audio clip said to be a conversation between ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Deputy Defence Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa is unlikely to lead to a military coup, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has said. 

"We have to look at what's happening in other countries. I believe nobody wants to do harm to his own country," the premier said on Tuesday.

She maintained that the clip had not been verified by authorities and said that no one could confirm its veracity yet.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

10 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments