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Thailand, EU reach compromise over poll observers

September 6, 2007

BANGKOK (AFP) – Thailand and the European Union on Thursday reached a compromise over an EU proposal to send election observers for the kingdom’s post-coup polls in December.

The EU’s offer initially sparked anger from Thailand’s army-backed government, with Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont saying that allowing the observers would “amount to giving them control of the election.”

But following a meeting with EU diplomats in Bangkok, the election commission said it would now consider accepting ….

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