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Kasit Piromya

APHR Board Member

Kasit Piromya is a Board Member of Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), and is a former Thai foreign minister.

Kasit Piromya
24 Mar 2021

Thailand must be a friend to Myanmar people

Ten years ago, when Myanmar's then-ruling junta initiated a series of reforms to open the country up after decades of military rule, was also the time I was Thailand's foreign minister. I remember well how myself and other Asean foreign envoys met regularly with our Myanmar counterpart ahead of Myanmar's 2010 general election -- a heavily flawed vote, but one that would pave the way for some form of democracy in the country.

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