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Anand warns of recession

Pleas for both sides to put country first

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A continuation of Thailand's current political impasse could lead the country into recession and by that time calls for political and democratic reform would be sidelined, warned two-time former prime minister Anand Panyarachun. 

Former prime minister Anand Panyarachun gives an interview at his residence on Sukhumvit 53 Road, Bangkok. (Photo by Thanarak Khoonton)

"I think that we have now reached an impasse. I do not see a quick end in the near future. And if this is allowed to continue much longer I fear that the economic and financial situation in our country would become much worse," Mr Anand said in an interview with the Bangkok Post over the weekend.

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