Thailand’s Foreign Ministry prep Thailand for Syria situation

Thailand’s Foreign Ministry is preparing Thailand for the Syria situation. Khao Sod reports the Thai Foreign Minister has condemned the Syria gas attack. Khao Sod, a newspaper for the grassroots in Thailand reports, “The Thai government has condemned “in strongest possible terms” the use of chemical weapons in Syria which is believed to have killed nearly 1,500 victims, including over 400 children. The condemnation was first published via a statement on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. “The international community must ensure that those who are responsible for such heinous crimes must be held accountable and brought to justice,” the statement reads. Mr. Surapong , Foreign Minister, condemned Syria Government for using chemical weapon against their own people, causing the death of nearly 1,500 people, including over 400 children. During the luncheon of the “Uniting for the Future: Learning from each other’s experiences” event at Plaza Athenee Hotel, Minister of Foreign Affairs SurapongTovichakchaikul repeated his condemnation against the attack which “violates international humanitarian practice” and constitutes as a “crime”. However, he did not specifically place the blame on neither the Syrian government or the rebels. Mr. Surapong added that Thailand is willing to response to the decision of the United Nation Security Council. In the meantime, he said, the decision from the US congress whether to launch the airstrike campaign on Syria is also being monitored, but he believed that Thailand will not be affected from the incident. (Source)

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