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Myanmar Crisis

Thailand 'prepared' to take Myanmar refugees, says Prayuth

Thousands said to have already fled across border, as PM reluctantly relents

Tha Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday said the country was "prepared" to accept refugees from Myanmar and denied claims that he supported the junta's use of violence.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Monday the kingdom is ready to accommodate a flood of Myanmar refugees, albeit reluctantly, as the government expects thousands more to cross the border.

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