Thai authorities expect the victory of Prime Minister Najib Razak's National Front coalition in Malaysia's general election on Sunday to benefit their peace talks with rebels from the deep South.
Prime Minister Najib Razak was sworn into office Monday after the closest election in the 56-year domination of the ruling coalition in Malaysia. Thai authorities said the peace talks should benefit. (AFP photo)
National Security Council secretary-general Lt Gen Paradorn Pattanatabut said Monday that the election result in Malaysia should help the peace dialogue, since the ruling Malaysian party which facilitated the peace talks had emerged victorious.
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