Arrives in London
Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and a small number of accompanying ministers has arrived in London where is expected to reunite with his family who fled Thailand for Britain as the army launched a coup to remove the billionaireturnedpolitician.
Thaksin cancelled his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York and left on a Russian chartered flight the city with Deputy Prime Minister Surakiart Sathirathai, spokesman Surapong Suebwonglee, his personal assistant Padung Limcharoenrat.
Thaksin's chief advisor, Pansak Vinyaratn, who had several direct experience with coup during his time with former Thai prime ministers, was not seen on the flight to London with Thaksin.
Thaksin cancelled plans to state his case in a speech at the UN headquarters.