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Ukraine war

Prayuth shrugs off request from 25 ambassadors to condemn Russia

Thailand uses ASEAN statement as political cover to stay neutral on Ukraine war

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has insisted on remaining neutral over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has brushed aside a request from 25 ambassadors in Bangkok asking his government to take a stand against Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

"We should maintain balance at this point," the prime minister told reporters after a weekly cabinet meeting on Tuesday.

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