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Thailand king's visa comes under scrutiny of German Greens

Student inquisition collides with Berlin's official ambivalence over royal guest

Germany's parliament, the Bundestag, is preoccupied with the COVID-19 crisis -- but also mulling one of the longest visits of an uninvited head of state in history.     © Reuters

HAMBURG, Germany -- A letter submitted by Thai pro-democracy protesters to the German Embassy in Bangkok on Oct. 26 that requested the German government disclose King Maha Vajiralongkorn's arrival and departure records has raised difficult questions for the Berlin government.

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