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Chances of success remote for peacebroker Abhisit

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Saying he wants to be part of the country’s answer to its troubles, former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is trying to break Thailand's political deadlock through talks with the conflicting parties. But his chances of success are pretty slim. 

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra came out to give full support for Mr Abhisit’s move, saying Mr Abhisit is the most suitable person to talk to Suthep Thaugsuban, leader of the anti-government People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC).

But her support only widens the gap between Mr Abhisit and Mr Suthep whose ultimate goal is to unseat Ms Yingluck from power.

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