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Cancellation of U.S.-Thailand Engagements

Statement by Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC In response to the military coup in Thailand, we continue to review our military and other assistance and engagements, consistent with U.S. law. In addition to our previously announced suspension of foreign assistance to Thailand, the Department of Defense announced today the ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry: Coup in Thailand

I am disappointed by the decision of the Thai military to suspend the constitution and take control of the government after a long period of political turmoil, and there is no justification for this military coup. I am concerned by reports that senior political leaders of Thailand’s major parties have been detained and call for ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Situation in Thailand

Note: The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has lifted the curfew for all of Thailand effective June 13. The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok recommends that U.S. citizens reconsider any non-essential travel to Thailand, particularly Bangkok, due to ongoing political and social unrest and restrictions on internal movements, including an indefinite nighttime curfew. On ...
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Coup in Thailand

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC I am disappointed by the decision of the Thai military to suspend the constitution and take control of the government after a long period of political turmoil, and there is no justification for this military coup. I am concerned by reports that senior political leaders of Thailand’s major ...
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