UK foreign secretary coming on two-day visit

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UK foreign secretary coming on two-day visit

Post by buksida » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:13 am

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o- cha and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Monday to discuss UK-Thai relations.

The talks between the two countries will include further cooperation to end illegal wildlife trade, strengthen trade and investment relations, the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and Thailand’s return to democracy as well as a range of other regional affairs.

“Our relationship with Thailand spans a broad range of issues from bilateral trade and investment to regional security and the illegal wildlife trade. I look forward to further strengthening the UK’s relationship with Thailand in the future,” Johnson said in a statement released by the British Embassy in Bangkok on Friday. The visit to Bangkok on February 11 -12 is Johnson’s last day of an Asia tour, after visiting Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, Angelino Alfano, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, on Friday met with Don during his visit to Thailand. Both sides discussed issues such as economic and political cooperation as well as the promotion of people-to-people contact through culture and tourism.

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Post by J.J.B. » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:25 pm

buksida wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:13 am
...as well as the promotion of people-to-people contact through culture and tourism.
I did have a peurile giggle at this. I wonder whether they will go to Bintabaht or Soi 80 first?
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Post by Spitfire » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Maybe someone can ask Boris which hotel room they will be running the UK consular affairs from in the near future.
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Post by hhinner » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:07 pm

J.J.B. wrote:
buksida wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:13 am
...as well as the promotion of people-to-people contact through culture and tourism.
I did have a peurile giggle at this. I wonder whether they will go to Bintabaht or Soi 80 first?
Shouldn't they go to Nana and pose in front of Suckers? Or is that reserved for the BiB?

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Post by europtimiste » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:46 pm

The superstar of the brexit government......555

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Post by 404cameljockey » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:18 pm

Spitfire wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Maybe someone can ask Boris which hotel room they will be running the UK consular affairs from in the near future.
You sound more like europtimist every day. OK, I admit I knock the embassy too. :)

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Post by Bluesky » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:53 pm

I wonder if extradition treaties/MOU's will be on the agenda?
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Post by oakdale160 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:35 pm

Could be faster service if its a short-time hotel room

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Post by buksida » Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:24 pm

BORIS JOHNSON MEETS PRAYUTH, DON, DISCUSSES ROHINGYA, ELECTIONS
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his Thai counterpart discussed neighboring Myanmar’s persecution of ethnic Rohingya Muslims and plans for elections to end military rule in the country.

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai told reporters Monday that the British government is especially concerned about the plight of the Rohingya. About 700,000 have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence by Myanmar security forces that has been characterized by some human rights experts as ethnic cleansing.

Johnson also met junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha.

The British foreign secretary is in Thailand after visiting Bangladesh, where he met Rohingya refugees, and Myanmar, where he held talks on the Rohingya situation with the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Post by oakdale160 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:00 am

He discussed how the end of military rule could be achieved in Myanmar, elections be held and democracy restored.
He discussed this with the leaders of the Thai junta!!!!!!!.
Its BORIS IN WONDERLAND.

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