MFA expresses 'grave concern' over Thai coup

MFA expresses 'grave concern' over Thai coup

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement with regards to the the military coup in Thailand.

In a statement issued late on Thursday night, it said: "Singapore expresses grave concern over the latest developments in Thailand. We hope that all parties involved will exercise restraint and work towards a positive outcome, and avoid violence and bloodshed.

"Thailand is an important regional country and a key member of ASEAN. Prolonged uncertainties will set back Thailand and the region as a whole. As a close friend of Thailand, we hope that the situation will return to normal as soon as possible."

sinsh@sph.com.sg

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