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Dems will run only if election fair, safe

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  • Writer: Pradit Ruangdit and Manop Thip-osod
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The Democrat Party will take part in a general election if it is fair and candidates from parties other than Pheu Thai can campaign for votes unhindered, the party's secretary-general affirmed on Sunday. 

The Democrat Party, which celebrated its 68th anniversary yesterday, boycotted the Feb 2 election, called after caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the Lower House last December.

Democrat secretary-general Juti Krairiksh said the party had refused to join the election because it was unfair.

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