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Turbulent Thailand

Thai king's visa-free stay breaks German law: Bundestag research

Parliamentary researchers say Berlin foreign ministry on weak legal ground

King Maha Vajiralongkorn greets royalists at a candlelight vigil to mark the birthday of his late revered father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Dec. 5.    © Reuters

HAMBURG, Germany -- The research service of the Bundestag, Germany's federal parliament, has taken issue with the foreign ministry after it hinted earlier this month that it will not make any moves against Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn with regard to his preference in recent years for residing in the southwestern state of Bavaria.

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