09 Feb '11, 6am

Thailand will hold an election in the first half of 2011 provided there is no fresh violence: Thai PM

Thailand will hold an election in the first half of 2011 provided there is no fresh violence: Thai PM

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Thailand will hold general elections in the first half of the year if there is no fresh political violence. -- PHOTO: AP BANGKOK - THAILAND will hold a general election in the first half of this year if there is no fresh political violence, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Wednesday. 'My government will not complete its term at the end of 2011 but will organise elections in the first half of this year if it resolves three issues,' he told a forum of investors in Bangkok, according to a statement released by his office. The event was closed to the media. He said two of these - a strong economy and constitutional amendment - appeared to have been fulfilled, so the last remaining condition was that any election must be held in peaceful conditions. The British-born, Oxford-educated head of the establishment Democrat Party must...

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