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Envoys call for all sides to hold dialogue

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The US and UK ambassadors to Thailand have spoken to the prime minister and the opposition leader to encourage them to enter a restrained and peaceful dialogue. 

US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the US deeply regrets the loss of life in Bangkok due to politically motivated violence and is concerned about the continuing political tension.

She said US ambassador Kristy Kenny recently spoke to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva to encourage peaceful dialogue and restraint.

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