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Thailand Sends its Condolences

Bangkok Post

 

Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya have sent letters of condolence to the Cambodian government over the stampede tragedy in Phnom Penh.

No Thais were among the victims, according to the Thai embassy in Cambodia.

“On behalf of the government and people of Thailand, I wish to extend my sincere condolences and sympathy to you and, through you, to the bereaved families of the victims in this tragic incident,” the prime minister said in the letter.

The government has donated US$30,000 (900,000 baht) to help the Cambodian people. The Thai-Cambodian Friendship Association has opened Krung Thai Bank account number 0021482001 to receive donations

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