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Turbulent Thailand

Thailand protesters refuse to compromise after king speaks

Leaders say reform of the monarchy will remain a key demand in future rallies

BANGKOK -- King Maha Vajiralongkorn's rare message to his people on Sunday night hinting at possible compromise was heard widely, but pro-democracy leaders say they will continue their protests and maintain their key demands -- including reform of the monarchy.

"It is our consensus that there's no change and no compromise," Tattep Ruangprapaikitseree told Nikkei Asia on Tuesday.

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