BANGKOK, Jan14 (TNA) – Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is satisfied with the latest peace talk for southern border provinces with representatives of an insurgent group, according to a deputy government spokesperson.
Rachada Dhnadirek, deputy government spokesperson, said Gen Prayut was satisfied with the outcome from the latest round of peace negotiation between a Thai delegation and representatives of the Barisan Revolusi National movement.
She referred to the meeting of the Thai delegation led by Gen Wallop Raksanoh and the BRN representatives led by Anas Abdulrahman in Kuala Lumpur on Jan 11 and 12. Abdul Rahim Mohd Noor of Malaysia was the facilitator of the talk and two experts were present as observers.
Ms Rachada said both sides agreed with three joint stances and would base future talks on them. They are the reduction of violent incidents, discussions with local people and attempts to find political solutions.
They would have mechanisms for continuous cooperation including coordinators and joint working groups for different issues to maintain negotiation, have flexibility and finally achieve goals.
The prime minister expressed gratitude towards all parties concerned for efforts to organize the latest round of negotiation despite COVID-19 outbreaks which limited cross-border travel, Ms Rachada said. (TNA)