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Delay new poll decree, says Abhisit

Dem leader sets 4-day target to break impasse

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Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has called on the caretaker government to delay issuing a royal decree announcing a new election date until efforts to reform the voting process are completed. 

Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, seated second right, along with party executives, meets Election Commission members yesterday to discuss his proposals to find a solution to the political crisis. Mr Abhisit launched a campaign last week to approach key political figures and other stakeholders to convince them to join a peace-building effort. THITI WANNAMONTHA

 He made the comment yesterday after meeting the Election Commission (EC) in one of a series of meetings he has proposed with key political players to break the political impasse.

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