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US asks Thailand to hold quick elections

August 20, 2007

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States called on Thailand‘s military junta to call for quick elections, following voters’ approval of a new army-backed constitution.

“We have seen reports of the referendum and we believe it is important that they move forward with the elections as quickly as possible,” said Gonzo Gallegos, a spokesman for the US State Department.

He spoke after nearly 58 percent of Thai voters approved the constitution in a referendum Sunday.

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